As the popularity of boating and number of boats has increased, so has the problem of boat pollution.
A story in the Kansas City InfoZine reports challenge to make boat engines cleaner to protect waterways. New regulations have made boat engines more efficient and cut back on emissions, with more regulations due to go into effect over the next 30 years.
The article also the choices in engines available, from gasoline powered to new electric engines, and their benefits and drawbacks.
It will be some time before boats are 100% pollution free, but choosing a good engine can help.