Tag Archives: Andrew Wheeler

State of the Great Lakes report released

Great Lakes water report

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) recently released the 2019 State of the Great Lakes (SOGL) report, which provides an overview of the status and trends of the Great Lakes ecosystem. “The Great Lakes is home to one of the world’s greatest bodies of fresh water and while progress on water quality is ...

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Industry representatives attend White House event on environmental leadership

Yesterday, NMMA and several recreational boating industry executives joined President Donald Trump at the White House for a speech on the need to strike a balance between the country’s environmental protections and energy requirements. In addition to NMMA and its members, representatives from the American Sportfishing Association, BoatUS, Center for Sportfishing Policy, and Coastal Conservation Association attended the president’s address. ...

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350 converge on D.C. for ABC 2019

My top takeaway from three days in our nation’s capital for the 2019 edition of the American Boating Congress? That every American, regardless of what it is they do for a living, should spend a day on Capitol Hill, meeting with lawmakers from their district, having their voices and opinions heard, and getting a glimpse into how Washington works. I ...

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Commerce Secretary Ross and EPA Administrator Wheeler To Speak At ABC 2019

NMMA announced that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler will address American Boating Congress (ABC) attendees on Wednesday, May 15. In addition, NMMA recently released the initial agenda for ABC 2019, which is available at the following link: http://www.nmma.org/advocacy/abc/events. Secretary Ross and Administrator Wheeler lead agencies that have a significant impact on ...

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