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Emergency Cut-Off Switch Link Requirements and Options

5/29/2024 by Param Bhatia

By boatingsafetymag.com. Whether you choose to use the hardwired switch installed by your manufacturer, or a wireless fob, always use your ECOS. or decades boat manufacturers have equipped boats with an emergency cut-off switch. The emergency cut-off switch lanyard, or ECOS-L, connects the engine ignition system to a life vest… SEE MORE

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Sea off New England had One of its Hottest Years in 2023, Part of a Worldwide Trend

5/28/2024 by Param Bhatia

By  PATRICK WHITTLE. The sea off New England, already warming faster than most of the world’s oceans, had one of its hottest years on record in 2023. The Gulf of Maine, which abuts New England and Canada, had an annual sea surface temperature nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit above normal last year, scientists… SEE MORE

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Alaska Lawmakers Approve Task Force to Consider Responses to Seafood Industry ‘Implosion’

5/27/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Yereth Rosen, Alaska Beacon. A special legislative panel is to make recommendations about state policies to rescue Alaska’s seafood industry, a major pillar of the economy that is mired in crisis, under a bill that won final passage over the weekend. The measure, Senate Concurrent Resolution 10, would establish an eight-member seafood… SEE MORE

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Letting go of a Balloon Could Soon be Illegal in Florida: Balloon Release Bans Explained

5/26/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Elizabeth Weise. Intentionally releasing a balloon into the sky in Florida could soon lead to a fine, if the state successfully tightens its littering laws. Its part of an effort spanning laws in at least eight other states aimed at protecting turtles, dolphins, birds and other wildlife from the… SEE MORE