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Notifications and questions submitted to EPA Region 1 for asbestos demolition and renovation activities outside of ME, NH, MA, VT, CT and RI will experience significant delays in response and could result in the notification or questions not being processed at all. Please direct your inquires and submissions to the appropriate EPA contact in your EPA region and to your specific state program:

Find your EPA Region:

  • Region 1 – Boston (serving CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT)
  • Region 2 – New York City (serving NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)
  • Region 3 – Philadelphia (serving DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV)
  • Region 4 – Atlanta (serving AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN)
  • Region 5 – Chicago (serving IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI)
  • Region 6 – Dallas (serving AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX)
  • Region 7 - Kansas City (serving IA, KS, MO, and NE)
  • Region 8 – Denver (serving CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY)
  • Region 9 - San Francisco (serving AZ, CA, HI, NV, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau)
  • Region 10 – Seattle (serving AK, ID, OR, WA and 271 native tribes)

EPA Regional NESHAP Asbestos Contacts

State Asbestos Program Contacts

Asbestos NESHAP - Asbestos Ombudsman Hot-line (part of the Small Business Ombudsman):

  • 1-800-368-5888

Failure to submit your notification and questions to the correct contact could result in the notification or questions not being processed at all.

For Activities in the EPA Region 1 Delegated States of CT, ME, MA, and NH:

For demolition and renovation operations occurring in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire you are advised to direct any Asbestos NESHAP-related information, questions, or concerns to the contacts listed below:

For Activities in the EPA Region 1 Non-delegated States of RI and VT:

EPA New England Resources

Asbestos Notification Forms

Pollutants and Toxics Topics
Index of other pollutants and toxics related topics

Air Topics
Index of other asbestos and air related topics

Laws and Regulations

Clean Air Act
Summary and full text of the CAA

CAA Plain English Guide
Plain English guide to the Clean Air Act

CAA Regulations
Asbestos NESHAP regulations at 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M

Summary and full text of TSCA

TSCA/Asbestos Regulations
Asbestos regulations at 40 CFR Part 763

Policies and Guidance

Policies and Guidance
Enforcement and compliance policies and guidance from EPA National

Office of Air and Radiation Guidance
Rules, policies, and guidance from EPA National

General Enforcement Policies
EPA's audit, small business, and supplemental environmental project policies

EPA National Resources

Information on asbestos from EPA National

Clean Air Enforcement
EPA National's air enforcement program

TSCA Enforcement
EPA National's toxics substances enforcement program

Enforcement Alert
Newsletter on important environmental enforcement issues and trends

Office of Air and Radiation
Information on clean air programs from EPA National

Applicability Determination Index
Memoranda issued by EPA on applicability and compliance issues of CAA regulations

Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
Information on pesticides and toxics programs from EPA National

Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
Information on pollution prevention and reducing risks from toxic substances from EPA National

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