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Delaware has a number of regulatory requirements for handling and disposing of asbestos. DNREC’s Divisions of Air Quality and Waste and Hazardous Substances work with the Office of Management and Budget’s Division of Facilities Management to protect the public from the health impacts of asbestos.
The Division of Air Quality’s Asbestos Management Program works with the DNREC Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances and the Office of Management and Budget’s Division of Facilities Management to protect the public from the health impacts of asbestos, which may lead to asbestosis, lung cancer, or mesothelioma. The abatement program regulates the removal, transport,
Owner-occupants of single-family dwellings are exempt from the Facilities Management Asbestos Regulations (see Section 5 – Compliance) regarding the removal and repair of asbestos by Delaware-licensed contractors They are also exempt from the requirement to notify DNREC and the US EPA. Where Asbestos Hazards Might Be Found
Any structure intended to be used for firefighter training must first be inspected for asbestos. If any asbestos-containing materials are found, they must be removed prior to any activity which may damage the structure, including tearing, cutting, chopping, breaking, burning, etc.