National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos: 40 CFR 61.140 to 61.157
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Missouri's asbestos practices generally follow the federal provisions, with some additional state requirements. The state adopted the asbestos NESHAP requirements. The state has additional rules governing asbestos abatement activities.
Missouri does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health program. Therefore, employers are governed by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) asbestos requirements.
See the national section ASBESTOS for further guidance.
• Administration and enforcement. The Air Pollution Control Program of DNR's Division of Environmental Quality administers and enforces the state requirements associated with asbestos projects, certification, and training. Federal OSHA oversees occupational asbestos ...