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gCaptain’s full coverage of the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Commercial Harbor Craft (CHC) regulation to reduce emissions from harbor craft that operate near California’s coast and the controversy surrounding new mandates.

Monday, April 1, 2024
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California Lawmakers Urge Delay in New Marine Vessel Retrofitting Rule

A group of California lawmakers led by Representative Michelle Steel has written a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom asking him to postpone the enforcement of a

April 1, 2024
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Monday, September 18, 2023
Matson ship with tug assitance in Port of Oakland

Opinion: EPA Must Stop Unsafe and Costly California Maritime Mandate

By Jennifer Carpenter California’s maritime sector is essential to America’s role in the global economy and to the supply chain. Yet, a mandate from the

September 18, 2023
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Thursday, August 24, 2023
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American Waterways Operators Slams California Emissions Amendments, Citing Safety Concerns for Mariners

California Governor Urged to Address Safety and Viability Issues in Proposed CHC Rule Amendments In a plea to California Governor Gavin Newsom, Jennifer A.

August 24, 2023
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Tuesday, August 22, 2023
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Opinion: Californians Can’t Afford Unachievable Maritime Mandates

By Sly Hunter and Shawn Bennett, As California goes so goes the nation, and how the state regulates its extensive maritime industry has a ripple effect

August 22, 2023
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