January 2017 – Quimby's Cruising Guide
Marina in Van Buren Provides Needed Services to Arkansas River

Members of the Van Buren City Council have approved a three-year lease with Riverlights Marina for the current facility at 300 S. First St. Plans to renovate the Van Buren marina will provide needed services and docking capacity for a section of the Arkansas River that currently has virtually no service, according to the developer. […] Read More

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EPA Approves Pathway for Isobutanol as Advanced Biofuel

Gevo, Inc. has announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pathway for isobutanol produced at Gevo’s Luverne, Minn., plant to be an advanced biofuel under the Renewable Fuel Standard Program. This is the first time that the EPA has approved a pathway for an advanced biofuel that uses starch from feed corn […] Read More

Mercury Marine Earns Sixth “Green Master” Honor

Mercury Marine has earned “Green Master” designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for the sixth consecutive year. Earning the Green Master designation places Mercury, headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, among the top 20 percent of the approximately 200 participating companies. Few companies have received the designation six consecutive years. Mercury received a sustainability […] Read More

Ohio Clean Marinas Recognizes New and Recertified Marinas

Marinas throughout Ohio have taken steps to keep Ohio’s bodies of water clean and healthy for recreational and environmental purposes. Seventy-one marinas in Ohio have been certified as Ohio Clean Marinas, and an additional 45 marinas have committed to meet the program’s certification standards, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Ohio […] Read More

EPA Program Makes $1 Billion in Loans Available for Water Infrastructure Projects

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of up to $1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. EPA’s WIFIA program will provide long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to creditworthy water projects. WIFIA […] Read More

Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act Signed by President Obama

On December 16, President Obama signed a bipartisan bill that will provide critical funds for water-resource infrastructure projects at emerging harbors, channels, locks and dams. The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WINN), which encompasses the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) legislation of 2016, authorizes the needed investment in the maritime and waterways transportation […] Read More