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Re: Cleaning Hull in the water

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Originally Posted by Waltthesalt View Post
FYI here in the Pacific Northwest it's against the law to clean ablative bottom paint bottoms in water. Hard bottom paints are OK. A big fine if you get caught. Worth checking in your area.
I am not aware of any other states with actual honest-to-God laws on the books restricting in-water hull cleaning.

Here is a link to the Washington Dept. of Ecology web page pertaining to the law in question:

Hull Cleaning and Boat Washing | Clean Green Boating | Washington State Department of Ecology
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