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Asbestos - Demolition and Renovation

Updated  July 25, 2014

The U.S. EPA has either delegated the Asbestos National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) program oversight to air districts or the local district is not delegated and the State is responsible. Placer County Air Pollution Control District is not delegated. Map that shows delegated and non-delegated California Air Pollution Control Districts.

For information on the NESHAPS program for asbestos, contact the State of California Air Resources Board.

U.S. EPA Common Questions

Department of Toxic Substances Control - Managing Asbestos Waste 

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health administers a number of programs regarding exposure to asbestos in the workplace as well as certified consultants and site surveillance technicians.

General Information on Asbestos can be found at the U.S. EPA’s website.

Information concerning Naturally Occurring Asbestos can be found at the District’s website.