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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

Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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A Primer on Waterborne Coatings [PDF]
Abstract: Issues to consider when switching from solvent based coatings to water based coatings.
Source: Georgia Department of Natural Resources

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

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

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

Joint Service Pollution Prevention Handbook
Abstract: Provides access to P2 technology descriptions for coating and other processes investigated by the armed forces. Many of the publications and projects deal with aircraft while some are applicable to seacraft.
Source: Joint Group on Pollution Prevention

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

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

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

Productivity Study of Hydroblast Removal of Coatings [PDF]
Abstract: Evaluates productivity of hydroblast removal of coatings on hulls, non-skid decking areas, tanks, and complex geometry.
Source: Pennsylvania State University

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

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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