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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

El Dorado County Marina Program
Abstract: Provides an example of a region that has implemented a P2 Marina Program. Describes how to properly use oil absorbent pads and pillows, which California marinas have accepted and support their usage.
Source: California Environmental Management Department

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

Hazardous Chemical Storage Reporting Requirements
Abstract: EPCRA Section 311/312, 40 CFR Part 370 requires Marinas with the capacity to store greater than 1,250 gallons of fuel to submit a "Tier Two Report".
Source: Envronmental Protection Agency - Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response

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


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