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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 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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A Guide for Ship Scrappers: Tips for Regulatory Compliance [PDF]
Abstract: Manual offers regulatory and pollution prevention guidance for removal and disposal of PCBs, asbestos, bilge and ballast waters, and oily wastes, and covers oil spill prevention.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/Compliance/resources/publications/civil/f
ederal/shipscrapguide.pdf

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
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA455535&Location=U
2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf

Best Management Practices (BMP) for Oregon Shipyards [PDF]
Abstract: New ways to comply with a variety of environmental laws regulating shipbuilding and ship repair facilities in Oregon, this guide to BMPs, introduces a variety of methods to lower pollution emissions to the air, water and soil.
Source: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/pubs/bmps/shipyards.pdf

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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Carbon Dioxide Blasting Operations
Abstract: Describes this process which uses small flakes of dry ice instead of conventional abrasives, which hit small particulate contaminants (< 1 micron), then vaporize, lifting contamination from the surface.
Source: US Navy
URL: http://205.153.241.230/P2_Opportunity_Handbook/5_2.html

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
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a452122.pdf

EMS Implementation Guide for the Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Industry
Abstract: Template for EMS implementation assembled from the best & most recent EPA-sponsored sources and information collected from shipbuilding and repair resources. Customized to the industry.
Source: Sector Star
URL: http://www.epa.gov/sectors/sectorinfo/sectorprofiles/shipbui
lding/ems.html

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 (http://www.ntis.gov/search/index.asp?loc=3-0-0)
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program
URL: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=ht
ml&identifier=ADA455421

Environmental Training Modules; Module 1 Good Environmental Practices [PDF]
Abstract: 18 Good Environmental Practice training sessions for workers new to the shipyard.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a451700.pdf

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
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a451716.pdf

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
URL: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=ht
ml&identifier=ADA445581

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
URL: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=ht
ml&identifier=ADA451717

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
URL: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=ht
ml&identifier=ADA455804

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
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA451565

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
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01048.pdf

Hazardous Waste Minimization Guide for Shipyards
Abstract: Describes P2 opportunities for all functions at a shipyard. (In transition to being posted at the National Technical Information Service (http://www.ntis.gov/search/index.asp?loc=3-0-0).
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDo
c.pdf&AD=ADA455362

Maritime Environmental Resources and Information Center
Abstract: Resource for the shipbuilding industry in planning & implementing environmental improvements. Documents cover dredging technology, ship diesel engines, recommended practices for abrasive blasting.
Source: Gulf Coast Region Maritime Technology Center
URL: http://www.maritime-enviro.org/

National Shipbuilding Research Program - Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise
Abstract: Provides an interactive forum and access to studies and standards on environmental and production issues related to the shipbuilding industry.
Source: National Shipbuilding Research Program
URL: http://www.nsrp.org

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

Plastic Media Blasting [PDF]
Abstract: Technical review on the use of plastic as a blasting media to remove paint.
Source: U.S. Navy
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00611.pdf

Plastic Media Blasting Paint Stripping
Abstract: Describes this dry, abrasive blasting process using reusable, angular plastic particles. Well suited for stripping paints because the low pressure and relatively soft plastic particles have minimal effects on surfaces beneath the paint.
Source: US Navy
URL: http://205.153.241.230/P2_Opportunity_Handbook/5_5.html

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

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
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02991.pdf

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
URL: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a446625.pdf

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
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/assista
nce/sectors/notebooks/shipblsn.pdf

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
URL: http://www.aws.org/conferences/abstracts/2002/056.pdf

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

Stormwater Collection, Treatment, Recycling and Reuse in a Shipyard
Abstract: Describes relationship between stormwater runoff and water quality for a floating drydock. Effort led to a computer model for predicting particulate and dissolved contaminant mobilization from a drydock surface. Report characterizes stormwater regulatory
Source: Center for Advanced Ship Repair and Maintenance (CASRM), Old Dominion University
URL: http://www.eng.odu.edu/casrm/stormwater.htm

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
URL: http://www.ukmarinesac.org.uk/activities/recreation/r03_03.h
tm

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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