ERIC Number: ED300257
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Oct-30
Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools; Final Rule and Notice. Part III: Environmental Protection Agency. 40 CFR Part 763.
Federal Register, v52 n210 Oct 30 1987
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) to require all local education agencies (LEAs) to identify asbestos-containing materials in their school buildings and take appropriate action to control release of asbestos fibers. The LEAs are required to describe their activities in management plans which must be made available to all concerned persons. This document contains the rules and regulations regarding this ruling including: (1) background information; (2) provisions of the final rule; (3) response to public comments; (4) economic impact; (5) rulemaking record; (6) assessment requirements; and (7) Section 763, subpart E--asbestos containing materials in schools. Subpart E discusses scope and purpose, definitions, LEA responsibilities, inspection, sampling, analysis, assessment, response actions, operation and maintenance, training and surveillance, management plans, recordkeeping, warning labels, compliance and enforcement, and waiver. An appendix describes mandatory and nonmandatory transmission electron microscopy analytical methods. (CW)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.