Oregon Pushes for Stricter Asbestos Rules, Want to Match Washington

Oregon environmental regulators pushed for more stringent asbestos inspection requirements for home demolitions in the Oregon Legislature. What they got?

A more comprehensive system for documenting asbestos removal, similar to that in Washington. The group of regulators, trades people and asbestos experts provided advice on helpful measures including: contractors should check for asbestos before a demolition and provide documented proof that they id so; asbestos work done by homeowners should not be exempt; the rule should apply to renovations as well as demolitions. To read the original article, click here.