SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
RULE 1116.1 - LIGHTERING VESSEL OPERATIONS - SULFUR CONTENT OF BUNKER FUEL
(Adopted October 20, 1978)
For the purpose of this rule:
Starting at the Los Angeles County-Ventura County line at the Pacific Ocean,
|thence to 34.0oN||118.9oW (east of Anacapa Island),|
|thence to 32.8oN||118.9oW (southwest of San Clemente Island),|
|thence to 32.5oN||118.5oW (south of San Clemente Island),|
|thence to 33.0oN||118.0oW (northeast of San Clemente Island),|
and ending at the Orange County-San Diego County line at the Pacific Ocean.
(b) Fuel Oil Sulfur Content
(c) Loading and Unloading of Lighters
The owner or operator of a lighter shall not load or unload, or allow the loading or unloading of organic liquid, except bunker fuel, into or from its lighter at any port or berthing facility within the District Coastal Waters if such lighter has not complied with the provisions of this rule.
(d) Records and Reporting
A person operating a vessel used exclusively for lightering operations within District Coastal Waters shall submit to the Executive Officer a monthly summary of the amount of liquid fuel and the sulfur content of the fuel burned by such vessels. Such monthly summary shall be submitted within 30 days of the end of the calendar month to the Executive Officer.
If any portion of this rule shall be found to be unenforceable, such finding shall have no effect on the enforceability of the remaining portions of the rule, which shall continue to be in full force and effect.
(f) Coast Guard Rules
Nothing in this rule shall be construed as superseding or conflicting with United States Coast Guard Regulations.