The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) takes another look at the Gulf Coast region in a new report highlighting the economic importance of a region battered by natural and man-made disasters in recent years.
Recreational boating fatalities in 2010 fell to the lowest number ever recorded, with 672 deaths in all types of watercraft, according to the U.S. Coast Guard's annual Boating Statistical Report, issued in June.
A report from a blue-ribbon panel of ocean experts calls on Congress and the White House to include the public "and stakeholders" at every step in the process of coastal and marine spatial planning, now under way at national and regional levels.
In the continuing saga of efforts to increase the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline, from 10 to 15 percent, in June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved warning labels that boaters will have to watch for when filling their tanks.
Pacific salmon should get a big break in a few years when the country’s biggest dam-removal project begins to pay off on Washington’s Elwha River.
Like many of you, Patti Campbell is proud to display the logos of companies that help fuel her passion for tournament fishing on the rear window of her truck. But it was the BoatUS ANGLER toll-free phone number on a card inside her wallet that not only warmed her soul recently – but also kept her safe.
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