logo Large Shipyards in Washington: P2 & BMP Opportunities
A Northwest Industry Roundtable Report

Publication Date: November 1997
Links Last Checked: July 2004


Table of Contents

Report Sections PDF Format


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(also includes report cover page and table of contents)
Reasons for the Roundtable
Washington Shipyard Industry
Environmental Issues
Summary of Pollution Prevention Opportunities
Roundtable Agenda
AKART study
Media Testing
Total Cost Assessment
Alternatives to Abrasive Dry Grit Blasting
Ultra High-Pressure Water Blasting With Hand Held Units
High-Pressure Water Blasting with Robotically Driven Unit
Wetted Grit Blasting
Best Management Practices
BMP Opportunities
Barriers to Implementation

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Appendix A: Shipyard Roundtable Attendees

PDF (34KB)

Appendix B: Environmental Regulations Affecting Shipyards

PDF (39KB)

Appendix C: Shipyard Best Management Practices

PDF (47KB)

Appendix D: Contacts and Information Resources

PDF (54KB)

Appendix E: Glossary

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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.

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