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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
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
Environment Canada Pollution Prevention Fact Sheets
Abstract: Series of fact sheets focusing on pollution prevention with several pertaining exclusively to marina activities.
Source: Environment Canada
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
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
National Management Measures to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Marinas and Recreational Boating
Abstract: From this website, you can order this technical guidance and reference document, containing information on the best available, economically achievable means of reducing pollution on surface water runoff from marinas and recreational boating.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Water
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
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