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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 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
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
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
US Coast Guard: Sea Partners Campaign
Abstract: Campaign promotes environmental outreach and education. Promotes awareness of maritime pollution and aims to improve compliance with marine environmental protection laws and regulations.
Source: United States Coast Guard
Virginia Clean Marina Program Guidebook [PDF]
Abstract: Describes best management practices for Virginia marinas.
Source: Virginia Clean Marina Program