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Air quality / Best management practices / Blast finishing / Blast media / Chemical tracking / Coating processes / Coatings / Compliance / Corrosion / Corrosion resistant materials / Discharge / Dredging / Economic analysis / Emissions / Environmental management / Hazardous substances / Hazardous waste / Hazardous waste management / Paint / Parts cleaning / Ships / Shipyards / Solvent waste / Solvents / Strippers (Chemical technology) / Substitute materials / Supercritical carbon dioxide / Volatile organic compounds / Welding

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Antifouling Coatings for Vessels [PDF]
Abstract: Technical brief discussing organotin coatings, environmental and cost issues, and properties of actual alternative coatings on the market.
Source: Pollution Prevention Resource Center

Best Management Practices (BMP) for Oregon Shipyards [PDF]
Abstract: New ways to comply with a variety of environmental laws regulating shipbuilding and ship repair facilities in Oregon, this guide to BMPs, introduces a variety of methods to lower pollution emissions to the air, water and soil.
Source: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Documents and Resources for Painting / Finishing Operations
Abstract: Provides detail on processes involved in the finishing of products and pollution prevention opportunities to mitigate environmental impacts. Expert contacts also listed.
Source: Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable

Evaluation of Water-Thinned Preconstruction Primers Containing No Metal Pigments
Abstract: Identifies & evaluates water-thinned preconstruction primers as viable substitutes for conventionals.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

Guidance Manual for the Application of High-Solid Paints
Abstract: Guidance and practical methods for the economical application of high-solids paints.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

Guide to Cleaner Technologies - Organic Coating Removal [PDF]
Abstract: Describes issues and methods of paint and coating removal processes by chemical means, and then discusses physical removal options that have less of an environmental impact.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Northwest Shipyard Industry Roundtable Reports
Abstract: (Scroll down) A series of roundtables roundtables covering alternative P2 and treatment technologies, tools to analyze alternatives, working productively with government on stormwater requirements and more.
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center

Paint Removal [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information to reduce the use of chlorinated solvents through alternative paint removal processes.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Paints and Coating Resource Center
Abstract: Provides regulatory and pollution prevention information for painting and coating, including a "free" ask the expert feature.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Plastic Media Blasting [PDF]
Abstract: Technical review on the use of plastic as a blasting media to remove paint.
Source: U.S. Navy

Pollution Prevention for Marinas and Boat Yards - Best Management Practices for Wisconsin Operators [PDF]
Abstract: Guide for recreational & commercial docks & boat maintenance facilities: addresses storm water runoff, spills, fueling, paint removal, sanding hulls and decks, painting, engine cleaning, pressure washing, antifreeze, batteries, and fiberglass repair.
Source: P2 Pays

Pollution Prevention Opportunities for Painting and Coatings Operations [PDF]
Abstract: Provides descriptions of the alternative coatings and coating technologies availabe to reduce pollution. Offers additional waste prevention and brief case study information.
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Profile of the Shipbuilding and Repair Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides information on industrial processes used at shipyards, their pollution outputs, pollution prevention, and applicable federal regulations.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency

The Potential Effects of Antifouling Paints
Abstract: Discusses different biocides used for antifouling of ship hulls, and sources and effects of several antifoulants in the marine environment. Additional publications, best management practices and guidance available related to the industry.
Source: UK Marine SACs Project

Waste Reduction Alternatives for Painting and Coating Operations
Abstract: Technical brief provides background an describes alternative painting and coating processesfor the maritime industry.
Source: Maritime Environmental Resources and Information Center


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