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Welcome to the Clean Vessel Act regulation (50 CFR 85) review and comment space!

The FWS, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, Division of Programs and Policy staff encourage you to participate as we work toward updating the CVA regulations. We will use this space for:

  • Open Forum Discussions
  • Draft Rule Review and Comment
  • Q & As
  • Sharing opinions and needs

To be fully engaged in all conversations, you may indicate you wish to follow this space whenever new comments or changes occur. 

Thank you for your past and future comments and assistance that we will use to craft an update that will help keep the program vital and successful.

If you have any questions, please contact

Activities:  All interested parties welcome!

√    Comments on current 50 CFR 85: March 28 - May 1, 2014
√    Open Forum at the States Organization for Boating Access Conference: October 5, 2014
                                     Topics: Coastal/Inland split, Fees, Operation & Maintenance
√    Open Forum Webinar: December 8, 2014,  1 PM Eastern  
                                    Topics: Useful Life / CVA Plans 
√   Open Forum Webinar: January 7, 2015, 1 PM Eastern
                                     Topics: Reasonable Hours, Administrative obstacles 
√   Open Forum Webinar: January 27, 2015, 1 pm Eastern
                                     Topics: Definitions