Governing Law and Regulations
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division for Air Quality
Kentucky Labor Cabinet Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program (KY OSH)
Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kentucky has incorporated the asbestos NESHAP standards by reference. The federal regulation includes demolition, renovation, fabricating, and waste disposal standards. In addition, Kentucky requires entities performing asbestos abatement to comply with additional state certification regulations and work practice requirements. Kentucky follows federal provisions for dealing with asbestos in schools under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). All individuals performing work in public, commercial, and school buildings are required to be accredited under Kentucky regulations. The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has its own notification ...