Rep. Carter Proposes Bill to Block NOAA from Reducing Boat Speed Limits, Says it Could Damage Georgia Ports.

U.S. Representative Buddy Carter has proposed a bill that would block the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from moving forward with their enforcement of speed limits for boats.

This proposed bill is asking to delay the funding for NOAA to enforce the speed limit for boats sizes 35-65 ft. long. While Representative Carter says that this poses a risk for the coastal economy, environment advocacy groups say this bill needs more time and research.

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