Tag Archives: ethanol

Weekly 5: NMMA urges Congress to act on E15

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. NMMA sends letter to Congress on E15 The National Marine Manufacturers Association and a coalition of small engine manufacturers and consumer have sent a letter to Congress calling ...

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Weekly 5: Industry delivers comments on ethanol standards

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Industry delivers comments on ethanol standards Industry groups submitted thousands of comments from the industry, speaking out against increased ethanol levels as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard. ...

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BoatUS delivers over 24,000 boaters’ comments to EPA on ethanol

On July 11, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) President Margaret Podlich and Government Affairs Manager David Kennedy delivered over 24,000 comments from recreational boaters to EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., to urge the agency to stop adding more ethanol to the nation’s gasoline supply. BoatUS had asked the boating public to add their voice to a proposal ...

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Weekly 5: New crowdfunding effort for Miami Marine Stadium

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New crowdfunding effort for Miami Marine Stadium (Video) The city of Miami has launched a new crowdfunding campaign in partnership with Heineken in another attempt to restore and ...

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NMMA urges EPA to lower proposed RFS ethanol volume

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), along with American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), held a conference call on Monday to discuss The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed increase for the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2017. The proposal calls for renewable fuel volumes of 18.8 billion gallons in 2017, a 3.8 percent increase from 2016 and ...

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RFA urges members speak out against ethanol mandate

The Recreational Fishing Alliance is encouraging its members to take action on ethanol by participating in a campaign being conducted through Boating United, a grassroots platform organized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association. In May, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing renewable fuel volume requirements for 2017. The announcement was met with dismay from NMMA and other industry associations, which ...

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45 House members sign ethanol letter to EPA

In an effort spearheaded by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, 45 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking what the agency is doing to protect consumers from misfueling with E15 and higher blends of ethanol. The bipartisan letter requests information on the agency’s consumer outreach efforts to date, and on ...

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Weekly 5: Texas flooding leads to lake closures

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Texas flooding leads to lake closures Heavy rains in Texas have prompted safety concerns and resulted in the closure of several lakes around the state, including Lake Worth ...

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