West Virginia Asbestos regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia Asbestos: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos: West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 64-63-11

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Asbestos in schools: WV Reg. 64-63-11

Asbestos abatement: WV Reg. 64-63-1 to 64-63-14, WV Reg. 64-63A, and WV Reg. 64-63B

Licensing requirements: WV Reg. 64-63-3 and WV Reg. 64-63A

Notification requirements: WV Reg. 64-63-10

Emergency asbestos project: WV Reg. 64-63-10

Recordkeeping requirements: WV Reg. 64-63-4, WV Reg. 64-63-5, WV Reg. 64-63-7, and WV Reg. 64-63-8

Project requirements: WV Reg. 64-63-12

Disposal of asbestos waste: WV Reg. 33-1-4.13b

Packaging: WV Reg. 33-1-4.13.b.1

Transportation for disposal: WV Reg. 33-1-4.13.b.2

Landfill disposal: WV Reg. 33-1-4.13.b.3

Public sector workplace safety and health: WV Reg. 42-15-4 and WV Reg. 42-15-5

Regulatory Agencies

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 ...

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