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Safety Group, State Criticize EPA's Proposed Asbestos Removal Method

July 03, 2018
A labor safety group and North Carolina are questioning EPA's proposed approval of an alternative method for removal of asbestos-containing cement (A/C) pipe, which they say may be impractical to achieve and violate OSHA standards. In comments submitted to EPA on its April 25 proposed approval of the alternative method as compliant with EPA air toxics regulations, the Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) warns that the new method might not square with OSHA rules on asbestos...

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