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A Northwest Industry Roundtable Report

Appendix C: Contacts and Information Resources

Manuals and Reports

Pollution Prevention at Shipyards. Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center, September 1997. The report of a Northwest Industry Roundtable held for Puget Sound commercial and military shipyards on May 13, 1997. Includes contacts, information resources and a summary of Best Management Practices prepared by the Washington Department of Ecology. Contact PPRC at 206-352-2050 or office@pprc.org. The report can be viewed and downloaded in its entirety from this Web address: http://www.pprc.org/pprc/sbap/shipyard/wash/rt_toc.html

Recommended Best Management Practices for Storm Water Discharges, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), August 1993. Includes BMPs for sandblasting, painting, tank storage, spill response and cleanup, fueling stations, and washing. Contact DEQ at 503-229-5317 or at 541-269-2721.

Best Pollution Prevention Practices for Sandblasting and Painting, DEQ, March 1994. Includes pollution prevention practices for shrouding, overwater protection, hydroblasting, slurry blasting, grit containment, record-keeping and training.Contact DEQ at 503-229-5317 or at 541-269-2721.

Maritime Industrial Waste Project: Reduction of Toxicant Pollution from the Maritime Industry in Puget Sound. King County, March 1992. Includes pressure-washing, bottom paints, stormwater, bilge and ballast water treatment, hazardous materials from boatyards, shipyards, and repair facilities. Provides waste characterization, review of treatment systems, vendors, cost analysis, and Best Management Practices (BMPs). Contact King County at 206-689-3051.

Boatyard Wastewater Treatment Guidelines — Seattle, Wash. Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle, 1991. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

A Hazardous Waste Resource Manual for the Marine Service Industry. Puget Sound Alliance, August 1993. Includes BMPs, pollution prevention opportunities, case studies, and an overview of applicable regulations. Contact the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance at 206-286-1309.

Best Management Practices for Ship and Boat Building and Repair Yards. Puget Sound Shipbuilders Association. Undated. Lists of vendors, services and BMPs. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Best Management Practices for Small Boatyards. Washington Department of Ecology, 1990. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Pollution Prevention Opportunities – Reducing Hazardous Waste and Chemical Use in the Marine Industry. Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, 1993. Contact the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance at 206-286-1309, or the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Clean Marinas – Clear Value: Environmental and Business Success Stories. U.S. EPA (EPA 841-R-96-003). August 1996. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov. Also available on the Internet at http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/NPS/marinas/index.html

Guides to Pollution Prevention: The Marine Maintenance and Repair Industry. U.S. EPA (EPA/625/7-91/015), 1991. Includes pollution prevention opportunity assessments, machine shop and engine repair wastes, paint and solvent wastes, chemical stripping and abrasive blast wastes, vessel cleaning, and spill control. Contact EPA at 800-490-9198. The document also is available through EPA’s on-line publications library at http://www.epa.gov/cincl.

Waste Audit Study – Marineyards for Maintenance and Repair. California Department of Health Services, 1989. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Commercial Fishing Vessel Waste Assessment, Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham, Wash. Cassandra Karuza, Huxley College of Environmental Studies, 1994. Contact Tom Boucher, Washington Department of Ecology Northwest Regional Office at 425-649-7180 or at tbou461@ecy.wa.gov.

Sound Information: A Boaters Guide. Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, 1996. Covers bilge, sewage, oil and fuel, trash, cleaning products, hull maintenance, services and vendors. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Marine Maintenance and Repair: Waste Reduction and Safety Manual. North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, 1991. Includes derelict vessels, hazardous materials, engine servicing, paints, solvents, cleaners, caulks and adhesives, and fueling. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Underwater Hull Cleaning Guidelines. Department of Ecology, 1995 (Pub. # WQ-BR-95-79). A small brochure for boaters. Contact the Washington Department of Ecology at 360-407-7472 or at ecypubs@ecy.wa.gov.

Practices and Products For Clean Marinas: A Best Management Practices Handbook. Paul E. Dodson, International Marina Institute, 1994. Emphasizes BMPs. Contact King County at 206-689-3051.

Pollution Prevention for Marinas and Boat Yards: Best Management Practices for Wisconsin Operators. David S. Liebl, University of Wisconsin Extension, December 1994. Contact King County at 206-689-3051.

 

Department of Environmental Quality Contacts

Ruben Kretzschmar, 541-269-2721, extension 23
Mike McCann, 541-686-7383, extension 253

 

Internet Resources

PPRC Industry Sectors/Business Assistance Information The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource offers a wealth of information to help businesses plan and implement pollution prevention opportunities. The network features in-depth information on many industry sectors, including shipbuilding and repair. http://www.pprc.org/pprc/sbap/ship.html

Enviro$en$e
Enviro$en$e, part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Web site, is a repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and databases. Included are pollution prevention case studies, technologies, points of contact, environmental statutes, executive orders, regulations, and compliance and enforcement policies and guidelines. The site includes a search engine. Two publications of interest to shipyards that can be found on the site are Waste Reduction Guide: Shipyards and Guides to Pollution Prevention: The Marine Maintenance and Repair Industry.
http://es.epa.gov/

Joint Services Pollution Prevention Technical Library
Maintained by the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center (NFESC), this Web site contains process data sheets including information on technology, materials compatibility, safety and health, benefits, disadvantages, economic analysis, points of contact and vendors.
http://p2library.nfesc.navy.mil/

Available topics include:

Research Triangle Institute: Abrasive Blasting Operations
This site provides information on alternative blasting technologies such as wheat starch blasting, and includes case studies, economics data, and environmental requirements.
http://clean.rti.org/altern.cfm

SAGE
SAGE is an expert system software used to determine solvent/process alternatives most likely to work in a given case.
http://clean.rti.org/altern.cfm

Gulf Coast Region Maritime Technology Center Reports - Integrated Environmental Management Plan for Shipbuilding Facilities
The role of an integrated EMP is to help the industry by providing the best management practices possible at each stage of operation. The application of pollution prevention techniques of source reduction, recycling, treatment, and disposal will be used in preparing the EMPs. The following link takes you to an abstract of the report and then give you the opportunity to contact someone for more information.

Stormwater Regulations
This fact sheet contains background information on complying with Oregon's stormwater regulations.
http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/wqpermit/stormwa.htm

 

Trade Associations, Organizations

Puget Sound Shipbuilders Association
1515 Fairview Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98102

Oregon Public Ports Association
727 Center Street NE, Suite 300
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-1250
http://www.oregonports.org/

Northwest Marine Trade Association
1900 N. Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103
206-634-0911

American Waterways Operators
5615 W. Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206-768-3538


National Shipyard Association
1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22209
703-841-9300

International Marina Institute
PO Box 284
Wickford, RI 02852
401-294-9558

National Marine Manufacturers Association
200 E. Randolph Drive, #5100
Chicago, IL 60601
312-946-6200

Marine Technology Society
1828 `L' St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-775-5966
206-523-4680 (Puget Sound Section)

Special Districts Association of Oregon (Ports Caucus)
727 Center St. NE, Suite 208
Salem, OR 97301
503-371-8667
http://www.sdao.com

 

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This report was developed with grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and was a joint project of the Business Assistance Programs in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

© 1999, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
phone: 206-352-2050, e-mail: office@pprc.org, web: www.pprc.org