What is Regulation 21?
In 1990, the State of Arkansas promulgated the Arkansas
Pollution Control and Ecology Commission
Regulation 21 (the Arkansas
Asbestos Abatement Regulation). This regulation was developed
to regulate work practices during demolitions and renovations
of facilities, as well as to license asbestos supervisors
The regulation was revised in 1997 to regulate work practices
during demolitions, renovations, and response actions; certify
contractor/supervisors, inspectors, management planners,
project designers, air monitors, and workers; license asbestos
training providers, contractors, and consultants; and establish
a fee system.
Regulation 21 was revised, and the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission approved the revision on September 28, 2011. The revised regulation took effect October 8, 2011. A red-line—strike-out version of the new regulation shows the regulation changes the Commission adopted in September 2011. Deleted sections are
struck through, and new sections are
underlined in red.
Does Regulation 21 affect you?
Here is a
brochure for the construction industry. It relates specifically
to renovation and demolition projects in which contractors
In response to questions asked concerning Regulation 21, the following clarifications have been issued:
Asbestos Application and Notice Forms
These forms may
be printed, signed and then submitted to ADEQ.
If there is insufficient space on the forms, additional
pages may be attached.
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