26.11.21.03

.03 Notification.

A. NESHAP Sources. A person who intends to engage in an asbestos project which is a NESHAP source shall notify the Maryland Air and Radiation Management Administration (ARMA) in writing in accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR Part 61. Notifying ARMA does not relieve a person of the obligation to also notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III office.

B. Encapsulation. A person who intends to engage in an asbestos project which will include encapsulation of more than 160 square feet or 260 linear feet of asbestos shall notify the Maryland Air and Radiation Management Administration in writing as soon as possible before the project begins.

C. All Other Asbestos Projects.

(1) Any business entity or public unit licensed under this chapter, performing an asbestos project which is not subject to §A, B, or D of this regulation, shall notify the Maryland Air Management Administration in writing before beginning the project.

(2) The notification in §C(1), of this regulation, shall consist of:

(a) The location of the removal or encapsulation work;

(b) The approximate amount of asbestos or asbestos-containing materials to be removed or encapsulated; and

(c) The scheduled start and completion date of the asbestos project.

D. Asbestos projects which meet the definition of operations and maintenance (O and M) are not required to notify the Maryland Air Management Administration.