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chuqi Aug 13, 2019 11:12 AM
Hi, I am working on a dissertation about Recycling of Shipyard Blasting Waste. Is there any legislation regarding such waste (spent blast media and paint chips whether hazardous or nonhazardous), where can I find the information? I would like to know (if possible) how the shipyards currently treat the waste.
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EEA Aug 15, 2019 03:02 PM
Dear M. Chunping Qi,

Thank you for contacting the European Environment Agency (EEA).

Ship recycling is not a topic that the EEA follows in depth. We would therefore suggest that you consult the following pages, that may be of interest for you:

- DG Environment Ship Recycling:
- European list of ship recycling facilities:
- EU legislation on ship recycling:[…]/legislation.htm

Please contact DG Environment for further information on this topic via

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