Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Regulations for Asbestos Emissions Standards for Demolition and Renovation Construction Activities and the Disposal of Asbestos-Containing Construction Wastes--Incorporation By Reference, 40 CFR 61.140 Through 61.156 [16 VAC 25 ‑ 30]
|Description||This regulation includes the federal Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) regulations which regulate human exposure to asbestos as a result of air emissions from demolition and renovation, and disposal of asbestos containing waste.|
|State Authority||Sections 40.1-51.25 and 54.1-500 of the Code of Virginia|
|Federal Authority||Clean Air Act (Section 112)|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
1. Reduce the incidence of material impairment of the health of Virginians due to exposure to asbestos in the workplace or as an environmental pollutant.
2. The protection of the public's health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
|Name / Title:||Jay Withrow / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP|
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|Telephone:||(804)786-9873 FAX: (804)786-8418 TDD: ()-|