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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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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
Documents and Resources for Painting / Finishing Operations
Abstract: Provides detail on processes involved in the finishing of products and pollution prevention opportunities to mitigate environmental impacts. Expert contacts also listed.
Source: Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
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
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 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
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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