Governing Law and Regulations
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality (OLQ)
IDEM Office of Air Quality (OAQ)
Indiana Department of Labor (DOL)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Indiana incorporates the federal asbestos NESHAP regulations by reference. To review these rules, see the national section ASBESTOS. In addition, the state licenses persons engaged in certain asbestos activities and has established notification, fee, and asbestos emissions control procedures. The state adopted the federal requirements for handling asbestos waste, in addition to the state requirements. State training requirements for asbestos abatement certification follow federal requirements. Indiana also follows the federal regulations governing asbestos in the workplace.
• Administration and enforcement. The DOL administers and enforces asbestos workplace safety regulations. The OAQ administers and enforces the asbestos abatement and licensing requirements. ...