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Water: Uniform National Discharge Standards (UNDS)

Hull Coating Leachate

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Hull coating leachate consists of constituents that leach, dissolve, ablate, or erode from the paint on the vessel’s hull into the surrounding water. The anticipated standard will require Armed Forces vessels to use antifouling paints that meet a maximum allowable copper release rate.

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Nature of Discharge

Draft Characterization Analysis Report

Draft Discharge Assessment Report

Draft Environmental Effects Analysis Report (PDF) (55 pp, 403K)

Draft Feasibility Impact Analysis Report (PDF) (58 pp, 428K)

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