North Carolina Asbestos regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Asbestos: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Asbestos (Asbestos NESHAP): 40 CFR 61.140 to 61.157, 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 2D.1110, and 10A NCAC 41C.0609

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Asbestos Hazard Management Act, General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 130A-444 to 130A-452

Asbestos Hazard Management Program: 10A NCAC 41C.0600 to 41C.0611

Asbestos abatement:

Certification requirements: 10A NCAC 41C.0602

Notification requirements: 10A NCAC 41C.0605(a) and 10A NCAC 41C.0605(b)

Recordkeeping requirements: 10A NCAC 41C.0605(d)

Emergency asbestos projects: 10A NCAC 41C.0605(b)

Asbestos Abatement Plan: 10A NCAC 41C.0605(g)

Disposal recordkeeping requirements: 10A NCAC 41C.0605(i) and 10A NCAC 41C.0605(j)

Asbestos training requirements:

Asbestos abatement: 10A NCAC 41C.0602 and 10A NCAC 41C.0603

Asbestos roofing: 10A NCAC 41C.0602 and 10A NCAC 41C.0611

Workplace safety and health: 10A NCAC 41C.0601

Regulatory Agencies

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health Health Hazards Control Unit Asbestos Hazard Management Program

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Environmental Health

North Carolina Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Division (OSHD)

Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency

Mecklenburg County Department of Environmental Protection

Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. North Carolina has incorporated by reference the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) rules under 40 CFR 763 regarding asbestos abatement, asbestos accreditation, removal permits, and ...


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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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