Environmental awards handed out at ABC

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At last week's American Boating Congress in Washington, D.C., Rich Kolb from Volvo Penta, Jeff Wasil from Bombardier Recreational Products and Mark Riechers from Mercury Marine received Environmental Leadership awards for their support of a test project conducted last year on greenhouse gas emissions.

The following technicians on the project were recognized with an Environmental Achievement Award for their efforts: Mel Cahoon, Bob Crocker, Dave Wilson and George Zoubul from Volvo Penta; Mike Reichenberger and Jeff Dudarenke from Mercury Marine; Bill Ziehm, Jerry Oliver and Tony LaVigna from BRP; and Thomas Wallner from Argonne National Labs.


Maine Boatbuilders Show opens tomorrow

In its second year in a new location, the Maine Boatbuilders Show opens tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Portland Sports Complex. Sail and powerboats, plus engines and accessories will all be on display.