Asbestos removal in Washington, D.C. is strictly regulated and can only be performed by specially-trained, licensed, and accredited environmental professionals. With over fifteen years of exceptional experience in asbestos removal in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, Envirotex Environmental Services is a highly-regarded provider of inspection, testing, analysis, abatement and removal of highly toxic asbestos-laden construction and other materials.
Asbestos licensing, permitting, and oversight is managed through the District Department of the Environment (DDoE). All property owners in the District of Columbia and providers of asbestos removal in Washington, D.C., must comply with the requirements of the Asbestos Licensing and Control Act of 1990, effective May 1, 1990 (D.C. Law 8-116; D.C. Code § 6-991 et seq.), as amended. Washington, D.C. follows asbestos removal standards published by the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).
This regulation mandates that any asbestos areas larger than 160 square feet or 260 linear feet must be removed by a licensed professional, such as Envirotex. Asbestos flooring larger than 18 square feet requires a 10-day notification. The NESHAP notification form must be sent to the Air Quality Division of the D.C. Department of Health’s Environmental Health Administration. Projects smaller than NESHAP specifications do not require a 10-day notice or a permit. In either case all OSHA worker protection standards apply along with federal EPA regulations on asbestos removal in Washington, D.C.
When you need asbestos removal you need a meticulous, well-trained, seasoned professional with appropriate coursework and training, valid licensing and up-to-date credentials. When you need asbestos removal in Washington, D.C., you need the trusted asbestos professionals at Envirotex.