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Main Title Draft national guidance : best management practices for preparing vessels intended to create artificial reefs /
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 2004
Report Number EPA 842-D-04-002
OCLC Number 60846419
Subjects Artificial reefs--United States ; Ships--Scrapping--United States
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ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 842-D-04-002 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
Collation 38 p. ; 28 cm.
"June 24, 2004" "U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Oceans and Coastal Protection Division within the Office of Water developed this document with direct support from the Department of Transpertation's Maritime Administration"--p.2. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Siting of artificial reefs -- Guidance for preparing vessels to create artificial reef habitat -- Oil and fuel -- Asbestos -- Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) -- Paint -- SolidsDebris/Floatables -- Other materials of environmental concern --Considerations for in-water uses of obsolete vessels -- Diving opportunities -- Breakwaters/barriers -- Summary of narrative clean-up goals for materials of concern -- National Defense Autorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003, Section 3504 -- Some legal authorities that may apply to vessel to reef projects -- Information related to materials found on scuttled vessels that may have potentially hazardous effects on the marine environment -- Developing workplans for vessel preparation prior to reefing -- General principles for a vessel clean-up operation -- Suggested cleaning methods for oil and fuel.