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A Guide for Fiberglass Operations
Abstract: This guide provides information on fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) processes, environmental impacts, pollution prevention technologies and best management practices.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
URL: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/p2/sectors/FRPGuide1.htm
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Biochemical Cleaning Solvents
Abstract: Successful cases of solvent alternatives which are derived wholly or in part from biochemicals.
Source: Institute for Local Self-Reliance
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/26/25946.htm

Boating, Shipbuilding, and Marinas: Top 10 Pollution Prevention Opportunities
Abstract: Brief but informative- lists alternative paint-removal techniques, recycling thinners and solvents, cleaning tools with citrus-based emulsifiers.
Source: Washington Department of Ecology
URL: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/p2/sectors/shiptop10.htm
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NESHAP "Boat MACT Rule"
Abstract: Administrator Whitman signed the proposed NESHAP (MACT Standard) for the Reinforced Plastics/Composites requiring all major sources to meet HAP emission standards reflecting the application of the maximum achievable control technology (MACT).
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/boat/boatpg.html

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
URL: http://www.pprc.org/industry/shipyards.cfm

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
URL: http://www.paintcenter.org/

Pollution Prevention Assistance Tools for the Fiber Reinforced Plastics and Boat Manufacturing Industries
Abstract: Final report on a project that assisted fiberglass shops with implementation of pollution prevention strategies that will help the industry meet or go beyond regulatory thresholds.
Source: Minnesota Technical Assistance Project
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/26/25282.htm

Shipbuilding and Repair - What You Need to Know to Comply
Abstract: Clean Air Act regulations applicable to ship building or repair facilities that perform surface coating operations and use Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) as solvents and carriers in marine coatings.
Source: Washington Department of Ecology
URL: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/biblio/97213f.html

Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Cleaning Technology Review
Abstract: Discusses issues with using supercritical carbon-dioxide cleaning technology as surface preparation and parts cleaning methods.
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
URL: http://www.pprc.org/pubs/techreviews/co2/co2intro.html

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
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08736.htm

 


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