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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the Ship and Boat Building and Repair Industry in British Columbia [PDF]
Abstract: This document presents a background to Best Management Practices of the ship and boat building industry. It summarizes all relevant legislation and contains an overview of current environmental management practices.
Source: Environment Canada
Best Management Practices for Delaware Boat Maintenance Facilities [PDF]
Abstract: This thorough guidebook presents a listing and description of Best Management Practices for marina materials and operations, a checklist, and diagrams on how to install the infrastructure needed for several of the BMPs.
Source: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
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
Boating Clean & Green Campaign
Abstract: The Boating Clean & Green Campaign is a joint effort of the California Coastal Commission (CCC), the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, and the CA Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB). They provide an education and outreach program on environmentally sound boating.
Source: California Coastal Commission
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
Clean Waters Starting in Your Home and Yard: Environmentally Responsible Boating [PDF]
Abstract: A fact sheet on Environmentally Responsible Boating: methods to prevent pollution.
Source: Sea Grant Connecticut
Georgia Strait Alliance Green Boating Program
Abstract: Within this website is a 16-page Green Boating Guide, covering multiple topics pertaining to Best Management Practices for boat maintenance.
Source: Georgia Strait Alliance
Monmouth Coastal Watershed Partnership
Abstract: This website provides the user with many links, some leading to a guidebook and others to tip sheets and additional sites with information on laws and regulations pertaining to marinas and pollution prevention.
Source: Monmouth Coastal Watersheds Partnership
Pollution Prevention in the Marinas of Broward County, Florida [PDF]
Abstract: Provides not only best management practices for pollution prevention in marinas, but also incentives (both economic and environmental) for implenting pollution prevention programs.
Source: National Pollution Prevention Center for Higher Education
Resource workbook for marina owners and operators.
Abstract: Resource workbook for marina owners and operators. Includes BMPs, federal and Washington State environmental laws (including CZARA) and penalties for noncompliance. A partnership approach between marinas and boaters is encouraged. BMPs discussed include waste oil and spills, fuel dock operation and maintenance, bilge water discharge, pumpout facilities, boat cleaning, solid and hazardous waste disposal. For copies contact: Puget Soundkeeper Alliance; or call 260-286-1309.
Source: Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Puget Sound Water Quality Authority