Tom Dammrich, president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, was typically measured in his response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s announced ethanol fuel-volume levels for 2019: “Consumers are an afterthought under the current RFS (Renewable Fuel Standard),” he said.
Two different environmental issues will impact local marinas.
Extreme Raptors and Build-a-Boats for kids will be featured in Houston.
Total boat sales were down in September but are still on track for 3.5 percent growth this year.
Today’s consumers are looking more at the overall experience, not just the purchase.
An executive order to designate eight watersheds as distressed by phosphorous pollution goes to vote today. Will a pattern of delays continue?
Total boat sales were up 4 percent in August.