ERIC Number: ED347635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
EPA's Administration of the Asbestos in Schools Program. Hearing before the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (September 24, 1991).
Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.
Proceedings of a hearing concerning the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) administration of the Asbestos in School Program are presented in this report. Specifically, the hearing's purpose was to examine the EPA's progress in implementing the Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act (AHERA), wherein the agency was responsible for providing guidance regarding the removal of asbestos from public schools. The report contains statements, letters, and testimonies of EPA and AFL-CIO representatives, and Hall-Kimbrell Environment Services, a company fined by the EPA for failure to consider sheetrock and hard plaster wall systems as potential containers of asbestos. Details are provided about the passage of AHERA and its requirements, the Canadian wallboard issue, and the EPA's"100 Questions" document released to schools. (LMI)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.
Identifiers: Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act 1986; Environmental Protection Agency
Note: Some faint small print on p49-55 and broken print on p123-125 may not reproduce adequately in paper copy.