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April 12, 2022 | Western Outdoor News
Editorial: Anglers Were Heard, Passenger Sportfishing Boats Were Saved

March 24, 2022 | PRESS RELEASE
Sportfishing Association of California & Golden Gate Fishermen’s Association Support New California Air Resources Board Engine Regulations (PDF)

March 24, 2022 | Los Angeles Daily News
New air quality rules for harbor boats draw cheers, jeers

March 23, 2022 | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego’s ‘heart-stopping’ sportfishing fight reaches stunning, satisfying conclusion

March 16, 2022 | Western Outdoor News
SPORTFISHING FLEET: ‘SAVE OUR BOATS!’ CARB TO RULE SOON

January 27, 2022 | The Log
CARB Addresses Public Comments and Concerns

January 18, 2022 | Western Outdoor News
Flawed Science Could Doom California’s Passenger Sportfishing Fleet

January 3, 2022 | The North Bay Business Journal
California poised to impose wave of boat emissions rules in 2022

December 11, 2021 | Orange County Register
Camp Pendleton Marines from Kabul security battalion treated to holiday cruise

December 9, 2021 | The Log
Keep Up With CARB: Where CARB is at With Proposed Engine Regulations

December 6, 2021 | San Diego Business Journal
SD Sportfishing, Whale Watching Boats Face Looming Regulatory Storm

November 24, 2021 | Western Outdoor News
Guest Editorial: State Regulators Consider Pleas of Sportfishing Captains

November 23, 2021 | Western Outdoor News
California Air Resources Board Unfazed by Thousands of Public Comments

November 22, 2021 | Press Release
CARB Hears Testimony on Proposed Boat Engine Regulations

November 21, 2021 | San Diego Union Tribune
Impassioned pleas from San Diego sportfishing fleet resonate with air-resources board

November 19, 2021 | KPBS
Vote on air quality regulations for boats delayed to next year

November 17, 2021 | NBC4 LA
Boating Industry Says Prices Will Go Up As Zero Emissions Goal Kicks In

November 16, 2021 | California Globe
New Report Finds CARB Failed To Consider Economic Impact in Proposed Boating Regulations

November 15, 2021 | Press Release
Passenger Sportfishing and Whale Watching Boats Face Looming Storm

November 11, 2021 | Los Angeles Times
Will Boat Businesses Survive Regulation

November 11, 2021 | The Log
Concerns Arise for Proposed Commercial Passenger Boat Engine Technology Updates

November 9, 2021 | Northern California Public Media
Sportfishing industry decries proposed new emissions regulations

November 4, 2021 | California Globe
Sportfishing and Boating Groups Rush to Stop New Harbor Craft Emissions Standards

November 3, 2021 | Press Release
State and National Sportfishing and Boating Organizations Send Up Flares

October 30, 2021 Monterey Herald
Harbor crafts: New regulations may pose too big a challenge

October 28, 2021 | Press Release
Marina and Harbor Operators Concerned about Safety of Proposed Engine Technology

October 26, 2021 | Press Release
Small Business and Tourism Industry Comes to the Defense of Sportfishing and Whale Watching Boat Owners

October 3, 2021 | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz Sentinel – Charter boat owners push back on CARB regulations

October 1, 2021 | San Diego Tribune column
San Diego fishing fleet, others fight back as regulations continue to threaten industry

September 29, 2021 | Sonoma County Gazette
Sonoma County Gazette – Emission regulations threaten sportfishing and whale watching boats

September 28, 2021 Western Outdoor News
Petition to Save Our Boats Submitted to Governor Newsom

September 28, 2021 | KSBW Action News (Monterey)
California engine regulation amendment being considered could impact Central Coast boat companies

September 15, 2021 | Media Advisory
Sportfishing Association of California Hosts Petition Signing Event

September 13, 2021: Letter
Legislators Comment on CARB Commercial Passenger Harbor Craft Regulations

September 8, 2021 | Ventura County Star
Guest editorial: Future of local passenger sportfishing and whale watching boats uncertain

August 27, 2021 | The Times Standard
Local sport fishermen voice concerns about new emissions rule for 2022

August 25, 2021 | ABC7 News
‘I’m truly upset’: CA sport fishermen say proposed emissions standards will put them out of business

August 15, 2021 | San Luis Obispo Tribune
SLO County sportfishing operators say new emissions rules could put them out of business: Article with photos | Video

August 13, 2021 | Orange County Register
New engine requirements for sportfishing boats has some owners worried

August 12, 2021 | Western Outdoor News
FUTURE OF PASSENGER SPORTFISHING BOATS UNCERTAIN

August 11, 2021 | ABC 10 San Diego
Proposed engine emission rule could impact San Diego sportfishing industry

August 9, 2021 | Press Release
Proposed Engine Emission Regulations Threaten to Remove Sportfishing and Whale Watching Boats from Service

August 9, 2021 | KPBS Video Interview
Air Quality Regulations Could Bring Major Changes To Sport Fishing Industry

August 9, 2021 | KPBS Print Edition
Air Quality Regulations Could Bring Major Changes To Sport Fishing Industry

August 7, 2021 | CBS 8 San Diego
On the Hook: Sportfishing boats in California to face tougher emissions standards

August 1, 2021 | Sonoma County Gazette
Bodega Bay sportfishing captains up in arms about proposed emission rules

July 26, 2021 | Press Release
State Regulations Stand to Sink California Sportfishing Boats

July 26, 2021 | Times of San Diego
Sport Fishing Industry Says ‘Unrealistic’ Pollution Rules Will Put Fleets Out of Business

July 25, 2021 | San Diego Union Tribune
Looming regulations threaten San Diego sportfishing industry

June 29, 2021 | Western Outdoor News
State Regulations could sink family-owned sportfishing boats

June 24, 2021 | the Log:
Sportfishing Industry Starts Petition Calling for Changes to CARB’s Proposed Engine Regulations

June 20, 2020 | San Diego Tribune Column:
Reeling San Diego sportfishing industry needs to go back to work

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