Vessel Speed Reduction Program Results to be Announced





January 17, 2017

Media Alert

You are invited to attend:

Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
Results from the 2016 Vessel Speed Reduction Incentive Program
Friday, January 20, 2017, 10:30 am-12:00 noon
Discovery Pavilion, Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free, open to the public

BACKGROUND: Learn about the 2016 incentive program in the Santa Barbara Channel region to slow ships down to reduce air pollution and protect whales.


  • Results from the program, including pollution reductions and whale sightings
  • Recognition of shipping companies that participated

For more information, see notice from NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, or see Air Pollution from Marine Shipping.