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Pennsylvania Asbestos: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Pennsylvania Asbestos Occupations Accreditation and Certification Act, 63 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 2101 to 2112

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National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos: 40 CFR 61.140 to 61.157 and 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 124.3

Asbestos abatement:

Notification requirements: 63 Pa. Stat. 2108

Asbestos waste disposal:

Storage of asbestos-containing waste: 25 Pa. Code 299.152

Transportation of asbestos-containing waste: 25 Pa. Code 299.232

Disposal of asbestos-containing waste: 25 Pa. Code 288.302

Training:

Asbestos certification: 63 Pa. Stat. 2104 and 63 Pa. Stat. 2105

City of Philadelphia asbestos abatement requirements:

Abatement licensing: Asbestos Control Regulation, Section II

Abatement certification: Asbestos Control Regulation, Section IV

Abatement notification and permitting: Asbestos Control Regulation, Section III and Section VI

Abatement technical requirements: Asbestos Control Regulation, Sections VI to IX

Asbestos waste disposal: Asbestos Control Regulation, Sections VI to IX

Allegheny County asbestos abatement requirements:

Abatement licensing: Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, 2105.60

Abatement certification: Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, 2105.61

Abatement notification and permitting: Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, 2105.62

Abatement technical requirements: Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, 2105.63

Asbestos waste disposal: Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, 2105.63

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, ...


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