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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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Chapter Information
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.
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.

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Name / Title: Cristin Bernhardt  / Regulatory Coordinator / Staff Attorney
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Telephone: (804)786-2392    FAX: (804)786-2641    TDD: ()-
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