Governing Law and Regulations
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Air Quality
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau of Public Health Office of Environmental Health Service Radiation, Toxic, and Indoor Air Quality Division
West Virginia Division of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 3
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. West Virginia has incorporated by reference the National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos. The state also follows the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act that requires schools to monitor asbestos-containing materials. West Virginia has adopted federal asbestos training requirements and additional licensing ...