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Rule and Implementation Information for Asbestos
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

Docket#OAR-2002-0082

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Rule Information

Proposed and Promulgated Rule Notices

Subpart M- National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Asbestos

Date Citation Action Description File Download

03/31/1971

36FR5931

Listing Notice

Air Pollution Prevention and Control: List of Hazardous Air Pollutants


157 kb

12/07/1971

36FR23239

Proposed Rule

[40CFR Part 61] National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Proposed Standards for Asbestos, Beryllium, Mercury


2.3 MB

04/06/1973

38FR8820

Final Rule

Part 61 - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos, Beryllium, Mercury


4.0 MB

05/03/1974

39FR15396

Clarification

Part 61- National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos, Beryllium, Mercury


7.1 MB

10/26/1974

39FR38064

Proposed Amendments

[40CFRPart 61] Asbestos and Mercury: Proposed Amendments to National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants


1.6 MB

10/14/1975

40FR48292

Amendments

Part 61 - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Amendments to Asbestos Standards for Asbestos  and Mercury


2.5 MB

03/02/1977

42FR12122

Proposed Amendments
Part II

[40CFR Part 61] National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Proposed Amendments to Asbestos Standard


316 kb

03/02/1977

42FR12127

Proposed Amendments
Part III

[40CFR Part 61] National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Clarification to Amendments to Asbestos Standard


980 kb

06/19/1978

43FR26372

Final Rule Amendments

Part 61 - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants:  Amendments to Asbestos Standard


440 kb

10/10/1979

44FR58642

Proposed Rulemaking

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Policy and Procedures for Identifying , Assessing, and Regulating Airborne Substances Posing a Risk of Cancer


4.0 MB

10/17/1979

44FR60056

Joint Statement on Coordination of Regulatory Activities

Commercial and Industrial Use of Asbestos Fibers and Consumer Products Containing Asbestos: Statement of  Policy and Coordination of Regulatory Activities


1.6 MB

08/26/1981

46FR43081

Availability of Control Techniques Document

Control Techniques Document: Assessment and Control of Chrysotile Asbestos Emissions from Unpaved Roads


282 kb

07/13/1983

48FR32126

Proposed Rule and Notice of Public Hearing

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Amendments to Asbestos Standard


949 kb

04/05/1984

49FR13658

Final Rule

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Amendments to Asbestos Standard: Final Rule


1.0 MB

06/21/1984

49FR25453

Corrections

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Correction


137 kb

01/29/1986

51FR3738

Proposed Rule

Asbestos: Proposed Mining and Import Restrictions and Proposed Manufacturing, Importation, and Processing Prohibitions


4.5 MB

03/10/1986

51FR8199

Correction

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Final rule; Correction


122 kb

01/10/1989

54FR912

Notice of Proposed Rule

Asbestos NESHAP Revision, Including Disposal of Asbestos Containing Materials Removed From Schools


3.3 MB

07/12/1989

54FR29460

Final Rule

Asbestos: Manufacture, Importation, Processing and Distribution in Commerce Prohibitions


6.6 MB

11/20/1990

55FR48406

Final Rule

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos NESHAP Revision


2.9 MB

11/05/1993

58FR58964

Continuing restrictions on certain asbestos-containing  products

Asbestos, Manufacture, Importation, Processing, and Distribution Prohibitions


639 kb

07/28/1995

60FR38725

Notice of Clarification

Asbestos NESHAP Clarification of Intent: Notice of Clarification


276 kb
11/30/1995 60FR61550 Notice National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollution for Asbestos:Initial Source Category List Modification
12 kb

07/1/1997

40CFR Ch. 1

Part 61 corrections

Part 61 - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Subpart M- National Emission standard for Asbestos


408 kb
9/18/2003 68FR54789 Rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollution for Asbestos; Direct Final Rule and Proposed Rule
103 kb
11/28/2006 71FR68777 Proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollution for Asbestos; Approval of the Clean Air Act, Section 112(l), Proposed Authority for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos Management and Control; State of New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
46 kb
11/28/2006 71FR68746 Rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollution for Asbestos; Approval of the Clean Air Act, Section 112(l), Authority for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos Management and Control; State of New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
69 kb

NOTES:All files are Government Printing Office (GPO) files unless otherwise indicated.

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Technical Information

Date Citation Action Description File Download

Circa 1971

 

NAS Report

Asbestos: The Need For And Feasibility of Air Pollution Controls, National Academy of Sciences


2.2 MB

October 1975

EPA-450/3-76-004

Report

Asbestos  Contamination of the Air in Public Buildings


3.3 MB

March 1973

APTD-1503

Background Information Document

Background Information on Development of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Asbestos, Beryllium, and Mercury


4.5 MB

October 1974

EPA-450/2-74-009a

Background Information Document

Background Information on National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants-Proposed Amendments to Standards for Asbestos and Mercury


45.0 MB

June 1986

EPA/600/8-84/003F

Report

Airborne Asbestos Health Assessment Update


22.4 MB

March 21, 1988

 

Revised Report

Asbestos Exposure Assessment


13.4 MB

 

Closely Related Rules, Policies or Program Guidance

Date Citation Action Description File Download

June 8,  2012

Bob Perciasepe,  Deputy Administrator, US EPA

Program Guidance

Notification of Rules and Regulations Regarding the Demolition of Asbestos-Containing Structures


5.4 MB

 

Legacy Docket Indexes

Docket Number Action/Project  No. Description File Download

A-80-47

EPA Project No. 80/41

Asbestos NESHAP Review, Category I  Review of Standards-
Subcategory I-A: EPA Studies and Contractor Reports


8.5 MB

A-80-47

EPA Project No. 80/41

Asbestos NESHAP Review, Category I  Review of Standards-
Subcategory I-D: Correspondence to EPA from Persons Outside the Agency


1.0 MB

A-88-28

EPA Project No. 80/41

Asbestos NESHAP Review, Category I  Review of Standards-
Subcategory I-A: EPA Studies and Contractor Reports


1.4 MB

A-90-40

EPA Docket A-90-40

Asbestos NESHAP Comprehensive Revision, Category II, Items Considered in Developing Proposal, Subcategory II-A: 
EPA Studies and Contractor Reports


516 kb

A-94-69

 

EPA Correspondence and Contractor Reports


120 kb

A-83-02

EPA Docket A-83-02

Subcategory II-A: EPA Studies or Contractor Reports


847 kb

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Implementation Information

EPA Regional NESHAP Asbestos Contacts
(As of February 2013)
EPA Region NESHAP Coordinator
EPA Region 1
5 Post Office Square
Suite 100
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Alexander Aman
Mail Code: OES05-4
Phone: 617-918-1722
FAX: 617-918-0722
EPA Region 2
Air Branch
290 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10007-1866
Victor Tu
Phone: 212-637-3476
FAX: 212-637-3998
EPA Region 3
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Rich Ponak, Ponak.Rich@epa.gov
Phone: (215) 814-2044
FAX: 215-814-3113
EPA Region 4
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-8960
Pam McIlvaine
Phone: 404-562-9197
FAX: 404-562-8973
EPA Region 5
77 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
Jeff Bratko, 312-886-6816, bratko.jeffrey@epa.gov
Ray Cullen, 312-886-0538, cullen.raymond@epa.gov
Linda Rosen, 312-886-6810, rosen.linda@epa.gov
EPA Region 6
1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75202-2733
Mark Berry
Phone 214-665-3183
Fax 214-665-7264 
Mail Code: 6PD
berry.mark@epa.gov
EPA Region 7
11201 Renner Blvd.,
Lenexa, KS 66219
Randall Whipple
Mail Code: WWPD/TOPE  
Phone: 913-551-7093
FAX: Fax 913-551-9073
whipple.randall@epa.gov
EPA Region 8
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202-1129
Regional Air Office
Mail Code: 8ENF-AT
Phone: 303-312-6312
FAX: 303-312-7202
EPA Region 9
75 Hawthorne Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Regional Air Office
Mail Code: A-3-3
Phone: TBD
FAX: 415-744-3579
EPA Region 10
1200 Sixth Street
Seattle, WA 98101
John Pavitt
Mail Code:  AOO/A
Phone:  (907) 271-3688
Fax:  (907) 271-3424

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