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Delaware has a number of regulatory requirements for handling and disposing of asbestos, asbestos-containing materials (ACM) and construction and demolition (C&D) debris. 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 DNREC 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
Homeowners living in single family dwellings may remove asbestos they find in their homes themselves. They are also exempt from the requirement to notify DNREC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Where Asbestos Hazards Might Be Found Roof coverings Attic Insulation Joint compounds and acoustical
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.