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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]
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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.
Meetings See all meetings (3) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow  / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
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Telephone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-
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2/21/2017 Retain As Is
3/18/2013 Retain As Is
12/8/2008 Retain As Is
12/20/2002 Retain As Is
12/20/1999 Retain As Is