Senior Vice President Environmental and Safety Compliance
Company:NMMA Marine Manufacturers Association
John McKnight is the Senior Vice President Environmental and Safety Compliance for the National Marine Manufacturers Association for the past 24 years. He is responsible for the environmental, health and safety legislative, and regulatory issues that impact the recreational marine manufacturing industry.
He has represented marine engine manufacturers, boatbuilders, and marine accessory manufacturers in rule-making negotiations with EPA, OSHA, DOE, US Coast Guard, and other federal and state regulatory agencies. Examples of major Clean Air Act rule-makings included EPA and the California Air Resources Board marine engine emission regulations, the EPA MACT standards, and evaporative emission regulations.
Recent activities and a major focus in 2018 has been the EPA Boat Manufacturers Residual Risk Review.