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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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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 http://www.ntis.gov/search/index.asp?loc=3-0-0
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 (http://www.ntis.gov/search/index.asp?loc=3-0-0).
Source: Pennsylvania State University
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
Reduction of Worker Exposure and Environmental Release of Welding Emissions [PDF]
Abstract: Presentation on an industry project to minimize chromium exposure and release from welding. A 2003 tool / report resulted, discussing best engineering controls and process modifications.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Center and Edison Welding Institute
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