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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Best Management Practices for Marinas
Abstract: This document suggests best management practices (BMPs) that recreational boating facilities can use to abate nonpoint sources of pollution. Includes educational measures in each subsection.
Source: Sea Grant Rhode Island
Clean Texas Marina Program
Abstract: The Clean Texas Marina Program promotes the adoption of practices by marinas that will promote clean water in Texas. Website provides a list of certified Texas 'clean' marinas, a checklist, and their pledge to commitment to environmentally sound marinas.
Source: Clean Texas Marina Advisory Board
National Clean Boating Campaign
Abstract: The National Clean Boating Campaign webiste provides an excellent bibliography for links to clean boating and marina websites. Also includes fact sheets, lists of other organizing programs, and sponsors of the program.
Source: Marine Environment Education Foundation
Pollution Prevention for Marinas
Abstract: This fact sheet provides pollution prevention information for marina operations but also provides a list of links to relevent EPA documents.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Virginia Clean Marina Program
Abstract: Site provides information on the VA Clean Marina Initiative, a voluntary educational program that provides pollution prevention guidance and on-site technical assistance to marinas, local governments, and recreational boaters to minimize potentially negative impacts on water quality and coastal resources.
Source: Virginia Department of Environmental Quality