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Asbestos Related Notification of Demolition and Renovation

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a notification?

Whom do I notify? How do I notify?

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Are fax or telephone notifications acceptable?

Is there a form or format for notifications? Who is responsible for submitting a notification -- the owner of the building which is being demolished or renovated, or the contractor? When a condominium complex is being renovated, who as owner, is responsible for submitting a notification?

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Do demolitions of facilities in which no asbestos is present require notification?

When I notify regarding a renovation, what date do I consider the start date? When I notify regarding a demolition, do I give the start date of the demolition or of the asbestos removal? Which date do I use to determine whether I've met the 10-day waiting period?

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Does the 10-day notification requirement refer to "calendar" days or "working" days?

What is a "nonscheduled renovation operation"? Do I have to notify for non-scheduled operations? When? Must I notify the agency again if I know that a specific renovation project involving more than the threshold amount (including the work covered by the calendar year notice for non-scheduled operations) is about to occur at a specific time?

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What constitutes an emergency renovation?

Under what conditions must I notify for emergency renovations? When must I notify? When does a notification need to be revised? When do I submit a revised notification?

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Notification of Demolition and Renovation Form

Tribal Notification

If you are a Tribe within Region 10 in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho or Washington, send your original notification to Asbestos NESHAP Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 Office of Compliance and Enforcement, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, OCE-101, Seattle, WA 98101

For all notifications please remember that there is a 10 day waiting period before any abatement work can begin.

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