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      The legislature hereby finds and declares that asbestos is a dangerous toxic substance and is harmful to the citizens of this state. Therefore, to ensure the protection of our citizens, the asbestos compliance program processes asbestos notifications for abatement projects and conducts onsite inspections of these projects to confirm the workers on site are licensed and the job is being conducted properly. This office also Investigates complaints to ensure that individuals are following the state asbestos rule and law. Also, this office provides outreach, education and technical assistance on asbestos issues. The asbestos compliance program works with Region 3 EPA and conducts Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) inspections in schools K-12.

Temporary Licensing Extension Waiver Expiration

Effective June 30, 2021, the grace period enacted due to the COVID Public Health Emergency (PHE) for existing licensees in the Asbestos, Lead, Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation (CDLR), and Radon programs, will end. Radiation, Toxics and Indoor Air (RTIA) Division will allow licensees to establish compliance with respective licensing rules between July 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021. Beginning October 1, 2021, RTIA will resume enforcement of all licensing and training regulations. Please contact the Division at 304-558-2981 if you have any questions or concerns.

NOTIFICATION OF ABATEMENT, DEMOLITION, OR RENOVATION:

Click here to Pay Your Notification Fee On-Line

Download Forms

Asbestos Notification Form - with instructions

Address List and Fee Schedule


Attention: You may now submit your asbestos/demolition notification online through the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Air Quality Electronic Submittal System (ESS); The link to sign up for an account is at

         https://apps.dep.wv.gov/eplogin.cfm

Click here to view and print the DEP submittal instructions.

 

WEST VIRGINIA RELATED INFORMATION:

"Disclaimer" The links identified below are included because of their relevance to the Asbestos Program. These links are NOT regulated by the Bureau for Public Health/Asbestos Program and we cannot be responsible for either their information content or their maintenance. The program information is updated periodically and may not reflect real time data.

ASBESTOS-RELATED LINKS:

Request EPA Publications (publication numbers listed below)
Call the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 1-800/490-9198
Fax: 513/489-8695
(304) 558-0524-Fax
Email:ncepimal@one.net
International: 1/513-489-8190
Local & Government Employees: 513-489-8190 and give them the publication number listed below the topic of interest.

EPA PUBLICATION NUMBERS

SCHOOLS HOME BUILDINGS WORKERS
EPA745K93017 EPA910K92001 EPA745K93013 EPA747B93001
SAMPLING WATER AIR WASTE
EPA745K94058 EPA440580022 EPA540290005A EPA530SW85007
NESHAP EMPLOYEES MISCELLANEOUS
EPA340190018 EPA907K92002 EPA745F93007

Asbestos Compliance Program:
Program Chief: Herb Hilleary
(304) 352-5011-Voice
(304) 558-0524-Fax
Email:Herb.J.Hilleary@wv.gov

To check the status of a notification or to submit a revision:
Regulatory Licensing Specialist 2: April Lafferty
(304) 352-5020-Voice
(304) 558-0524-Fax
Email:April.M.Lafferty@wv.gov