EPA seeks comments on proposed E15 label

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments on its proposed point-of-sale label, as well as all aspects of the label language, in conjunction with its recent decision to allow the sale of E15 for certain motor vehicles.

Click here to read the full proposal and submit a comment.

"[The National Marine Manufacturers Association] has long contended no amount of labeling will adequately prevent consumer confusion and misfueling of boats while at the pump, nor has EPA provided any data to prove that a label is a sufficient consumer safeguard," the association said. "NMMA is encouraging all marine industry employees and boaters to provide feedback to EPA on the label and encourage additional misfueling controls before the comment deadline of Jan. 3, 2011."

The EPA is hosting a public hearing on its proposed gasoline pump label rulemaking at 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago

The NMMA said it plans to testify and it encourages other members of the boating industry to express their concerns.

Anyone who plans to attend or wants to testify is asked to contact Mat Dunn of the NMMA at (202) 737-9760 or mdunn@nmma.org.

Related

Distributor Expands ePropulsion Sales Territory

Mack Boring will now offer ePropulsion’s electric outboards in the entire North American and Central American markets.

Registration Still Open for NMMA Webinar

The March 4 State of the Industry webinar includes the presentation of the Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards and the Alan J. Freedman Award.

Rollick Secures $8.5 million in Funding

The market strategists said Web traffic in the third quarter of 2020 was up 245 percent on a year-over-year basis.

Time to Cry Foul Over Erie Canal Changes

An act has been introduced in the waning days of New York’s annual budget process that allows no opportunity for public input.

Service to Send $1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute funds to states to bolster conservation projects and recreational opportunities.

Quick Hits: March 1, 2021

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard adds SF Marina floating dock array.

Patrick Supports Care Camps

The outdoors camps for children with cancer receive a first-time gift and marketing support from Patrick Industries.

Brunswick Creates Autonomy Position

The company promoted Jason Arbuckle to marine autonomy technology lead, with a focus on incorporating autonomous and driver-assist features into its product line.