The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the U.S. government that coordinates programs that aim to reduce pollution and protect the environment.
The move would undercut CARB’s ability to set its own limits.
The agency has determined any new rules for boatbuilders will be just “minor adjustments.”
Its Smart Sectors New England program will consult regional marine trades when developing environmental policies.
The EPA contacted nine boatbuilders that operate in several locations as a result of the lawsuit.
The report says states are forced to implement more federal environmental programs with less money from federal sources.
The EPA released what the NMMA said is an important testing method that could benefit boaters and marinas.
Foam Supplies Inc. said it is adding more than 50,000 square feet of ecomate production and warehousing capacity.