California Antifouling Coatings Measure Now a Two-Year Bill

October 2011
CoatingsTech;Oct2011, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p20
Academic Journal
Thee article presents information on holding of SB 623 Bill in the U.S. Assembly Appropriations Committee for two years, as decided by the California State senator Christine Kehoe. It commands ban on coatings on recreational vessels after 2019 if it does not reduce copper in marinas. It also specifies that the manufacturers should replace copper by a substance which is very less toxic. The vessels carrying passengers in addition to military and commercial vessels are exempted.


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