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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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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

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

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

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

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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