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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

Air Quality Best Management Practice Resource Document for Shipyards [PDF]
Abstract: Best management practices for all shipyard areas that generate air emissions. In transition to being posted at the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) at
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

Emission Factors for Flux Core Rod Used in Gas Shielded Processes [PDF]
Abstract: Test data gives more accurate emissions factors for welding fumes associated with using flux core wires in gas shielded welding. Document pending transition to the National Technical Information Service (
Source: Pennsylvania State University

Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health Inspections: A Guide for Shipyard Managers and Employees
Abstract: Legal advice/checklist of factors for shipyards, regarding facility inspections on occupational & environmental and safety. (In transition to being posted at the National Technical Information Service (
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

Environmental Training Modules; Module 4 Shipyard Oil Pollution Prevention and Person in Charge Training [PDF]
Abstract: Detailed overview on federal regulations for oil pollution prevention; training material for shipyard management.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

Environmental Training Modules; Module 5 General Environmental Awareness
Abstract: Overview of environmental statutes & regs affecting shipyards, including non-compliance penalties.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

Environmental Training Modules; Module 6 Technical Overview of Environmental Statutes and Regulations
Abstract: General, but in-depth overview of environmental statutes & regulations, with a focus on shipyard interests, and emphasis on the technical aspects.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program

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

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

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

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

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


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