Legislation Introduced to Eliminate the Corn Ethanol Mandate in Motor Fuel

On Thursday, February 26, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Pat Toomey introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015. This bill, S.577, if passed and signed into law, would eliminate the corn ethanol mandate portion of the Renewable Fuel Standard, which while it falls short of capping the amount of ethanol required in motor fuels, […]

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New Legislation Would Fix Renewable Fuel Standard

New bipartisan legislation introduced today would help ensure recreational boaters don’t put unsafe fuel in their boats, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), with 30 co-sponsors introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act of 2015. BoatUS is urging all boaters to contact their US Representative to support […]

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NOAA Public Webinar Planned

The National Marine Fisheries Service will host a public webinar and conference call on May 15, 2013 to address the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Recreational Fishing Plan which had initially been introduced in December, 2011. the plan addresses Atlantic tunas, sharks, billfish, and swordfish. The webinar is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m and […]

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Support House Bill 983 in North Carolina

The Carteret County Marine Fisheries Advisory Board in North Carolina met tonight in Beaufort and adopted a resolution to oppose portions of House Bill 983, titled 2013 Fisheries Economic Development Act. The Bill, which you can read in its entirety here, proposes to designate red drum, sea trout, and striped bass as coastal sport fish, […]

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