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Industry stakeholders oppose proposed Gulf of Mexico speed restrictions

NMMA National Marine Manufacturers Association

Last week, the leading organizations representing recreational fishing and boating in the United States urged the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to reject a petition to establish a year-round 10-knot (11 mph) vessel speed limit and other vessel-related measures in the Rice’s whale “core” habitat area in the Gulf of Mexico. The petitioners are asking NOAA to use their ...

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