This factsheet describes the California no-discharge zone established for all California marine waters, which went into effect in March 2012. It includes background information, frequently asked questions (FAQs) and a map of California no-discharge zones. The factsheet also briefly describes California marine waters, holding tanks, gross tonnage and enforcement.You may need a PDF reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- California No-Discharge Zone (NDZ) Final Rule Factsheet (PDF)(4 pp, 327 K, 2012)