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  • Asbestos and Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

     

    Asbestos

    The department monitors asbestos abatement projects under contract with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division.

    Any person who intends to disturb asbestos-containing material in amounts greater than 260 linear feet, 160 square feet or a volume greater than one 55-gallon drum, must notify the Air Pollution Control Division.

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    Any demolition of a building must have an inspection for asbestos performed by a state certified inspector, and a Demolition Permit permit must be obtained from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

    Call 303-692-3182 for more information.

    Download the Asbestos Regulation, No. 8, from the state of Colorado website View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites.


    Chlorofluorocarbons

    CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) or Freon© activities are inspected by staff to insure compliance with state and EPA regulations regarding ozone-depleting compounds.

    All persons handling CFCs must be trained and certified. No one may intentionally release these compounds. All CFCs must be captured using approved recovery equipment.

    For more information, visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's CFC Program website View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. or call 303-692-3200.

    Download the CFC Regulation, No. 15, from the state of Colorado website View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites.

     

    Last Updated: 6-4-2013