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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
Best Management Practices for Oregon Marinas [PDF]
Abstract: Well-organized BMP Manual for marinas. Divides operations and materials into easily read sections such as vessel maintenance and repair, solid waste handling, and stormwater runoff management.
Source: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
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
Guides to Pollution Prevention: The Marine Maintenance and Repair Industry [PDF]
Abstract: Provides an overview of operations, defines waste streams, and identifies waste minimization options by process.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
Maryland's Clean Marina Initiative
Abstract: The Maryland Clean Marina Initiative website contains the Maryland Clean Marina Guidebook which provides an overview of actions that marina industry professionals can take to protect the air and water quality.
Source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
New Hampshire Marina Project
Abstract: Website contains ordering information for obtaining the actual BMP guide for NH Marinas. Guide includes BMPs for a extensive variety of marina operations and appendices include: vendors of marine systems and products, a BMP checklist, and helpful links.
Source: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Stormwater Runoff Best Management Practices For Marinas: A Guide for Operators
Abstract: This guide suggests why stormwater runoff management is important at marinas and they types of things facility owners can do to address this potential problem.
Source: Sea Grant Northeast