Marine Vessel Service and Repair

Reports and Fact Sheets

Marine vessel service and repair is hard, complicated work.  It also generates significant pollution and hazardous waste that incur substantial disposal costs. The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), Department of Boating and Waterways (DBW), and California Coastal Commission (CCC) has bundled into Fact Sheets, techniques and processes proven very effective in reducing, if not eliminating, the pollution produced from maintenance operations.

Click on a Fact Sheet to learn more about pollution prevention and the proper management of:

  • Oils, coolants, lubricants and cleaning agents
  • Various chemicals
  • Paints and coatings
  • Dusts from sanding, sand blasting, polishing and refinishing.

FREE! Purchasing Guide

The purchasing guide contains:

  • What to look for on product labels
  • Toxic ingredients to avoid
  • How to clean with less

Click on a fact sheet for rules, tips, and ways to cut maintenance and cleanup costs!

Collaboration with Institute for Research and Technical Assistance

Collaboration with San Francisco Department of Public Health

 

More Information

Read the US EPA's feature: Protecting Boats and Water Quality.