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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Best Management Practices for Marinas and Boatyards
Abstract: Guidebook explaining the complete pictures of marinas. Includes information on what operations a marina performs and best management practices for each of them and the materials used in the processes. Contains a very thorough section on erosion control BMPs for renovating or siting new marinas.
Source: Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Clean Marinas Clear Value
Abstract: This study focuses on the economic benefits realized by marina managers who have implemented environmental management measures at their marinas.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Water
Clean Texas Marina Guidebook [PDF]
Abstract: This guidebook presents best management practices for new or existing marinas. It covers issues such as siting and design, vessel maintenance and repair, and stormwater and petroleum management.
Source: Texas Sea Grant College Program
Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution from Boating and Marinas
Abstract: Fact sheet discussing sources of nonpoint source pollution and possible remedies for preventing water pollution. Also provides links to other fact sheets in the Nonpoint Series from EPA.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency