The US EPA Issues Notice of Final Approval for Alternative Work Practice Standard for Asbestos Cement Pipe Replacement

In the June 10, 2019 edition of the Federal Register, US EPA issued a notice of final approval of an alternative work practice (AWP) under the Clean Air Act (CAA) in response to a request to use new technology and work practices developed for removal and replacement of asbestos cement pipe, which is regulated under the NESHAP for Asbestos. This approval specifies the operating conditions, notifications, work practices, disposal, recordkeeping and reporting requirements that must be followed to demonstrate compliance with the NESHAP and approved AWP. The approval is effective immediately.

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US EPA Issues Notice of Final Approval for Alternative Work Practice Standard for Asbestos Cement Pipe Replacement, 84 FR 26852, June 10, 2019.