RBOC is asking the Recreational Boaters to support by submitting letters in support of RBOC's recommended position.
This bill would prohibit recreational boaters state-wide from using copper-based anti-fouling paints
on the hulls of their boats to prevent marine organisms from growing on their hulls.download
Updated Call to Arms
February 19, 2010
The State Wants to Force Marina Operators to Become “Marina Enforcers”
We Need Your Help Stop this Outrageous Power Grab that will harm ALL Boaters!
January 22, 2010
The California State Water Resources Control Board [SWRCB] is moving forward with a proposed
statewide requirement that marinas and clubs with 10 or more slips and moorings obtain a state permit
[termed a Coastal Marina Permit] and comply with many new requirements...
- Call to Arms
- What I Can Do
- Sample Letter
- Who to Contact
download Call to Arms Sample Letter (.doc)
download combined documents here
Delta Two Gates Project
October 23, 2009
The US Bureau of Reclamation [USBR] has issued the Draft Environmental Assessment/Finding of No Significant Impact (EA/FONSI) for the proposed 2-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project (Demonstration Project) for public review and comment. The document states that there is not significant impact on recreational boating. Boaters should request action to ensure that the two gates proposed to be placed across Old River and Connection Slough in the Delta - known as the Two-Gates Project - be revised to ensure reliable boating access for boats of all sizes navigating these popular public waterways RBOC is issuing this call-to-arms urging boaters to do the following:
- Attend and testify at hearings the USBR has just scheduled
for next week.
(see Call to Arms document)
- Sign and submit the (sample)letter to USBR by the
comment deadline of November 17.
(See Call to Arms document)
download Call to Arms and Sample Letter