Asbestos

Description: The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has an asbestos program that is dedicated to protecting Illinois from the threat asbestos causes. The Illinois EPA Asbestos Unit is dedicated to protect the people of the State of Illinois and the environment from asbestos exposure. Illinois EPA is delegated authority by the USEPA to enforce the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). NESHAP regulates asbestos during demolition, renovation and disposal. Certain parts of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act also regulate asbestos.

Please see their website for more information.

Another source of information is the University of Illinois which provides a website about the threat of asbestos and the UIUC method of dealing with asbestos on campus.

One local company that provides for screening and elimination of asbestos is Midwest Engineering Services Inc.

Another possible resource for information is the Champaign-Urbana Health Department

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Date Last Revisited: 1/31/07