Governing Law and Regulations
Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Air and Radiation Management Administration (ARMA) Asbestos and Industrial Hygiene Division
MDE Waste Management Administration (WAS)
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In Maryland, asbestos abatement is regulated according to federal NESHAP rules and additional state asbestos abatement rules. The state rules include notification procedures, certification, training, and licensing requirements for asbestos abatement contractors and others involved in asbestos-related occupations, as well as provisions for the disposal of asbestos.
Maryland has adopted the federal standard for asbestos exposure in general industry (brake and clutch ...