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Best Management Practices for Marinas
Abstract: This document suggests best management practices (BMPs) that recreational boating facilities can use to abate nonpoint sources of pollution. Includes educational measures in each subsection.
Source: Sea Grant Rhode Island

Best Management Practices for Marinas and Boatyards
Abstract: Guidebook explaining the complete pictures of marinas. Includes information on what operations a marina performs and best management practices for each of them and the materials used in the processes. Contains a very thorough section on erosion control BMPs for renovating or siting new marinas.
Source: Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Clean Texas Marina Guidebook [PDF]
Abstract: This guidebook presents best management practices for new or existing marinas. It covers issues such as siting and design, vessel maintenance and repair, and stormwater and petroleum management.
Source: Texas Sea Grant College Program

Environment Canada Pollution Prevention Fact Sheets
Abstract: Series of fact sheets focusing on pollution prevention with several pertaining exclusively to marina activities.
Source: Environment Canada

Georgia Strait Alliance Green Boating Program
Abstract: Within this website is a 16-page Green Boating Guide, covering multiple topics pertaining to Best Management Practices for boat maintenance.
Source: Georgia Strait Alliance

Great Lakes Oil Spill Prevention Project
Abstract: Determine if a Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan is required for a marina. Includes example plans and background regulations.
Source: Envronmental Protection Agency - Region 5

Guides to Pollution Prevention: The Marine Maintenance and Repair Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides an overview of operations, defines waste streams, and identifies waste minimization options by process.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Managing Marina Waste
Abstract: This fact sheet presents the best methods for pollution prevention in marina operations and wastes.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Soundkeeper Clean Boater Guide
Abstract: Guide promoting best management practices for maintaining a boat.
Source: Long Island Soundkeeper Fund

US Coast Guard: Sea Partners Campaign
Abstract: Campaign promotes environmental outreach and education. Promotes awareness of maritime pollution and aims to improve compliance with marine environmental protection laws and regulations.
Source: United States Coast Guard


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