Helpful Links


United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Asbestos This link will take you to the U.S. EPA’s asbestos home page. On this page you can learn about asbestos, find out how to protect your family, access the federal requirements for school buildings and resources for schools and parents, and review asbestos requirements for building owners and managers. For AHERA-specific questions and answers, go to “Key Information/All frequent questions” link in the right menu on the page. Then select the third link down, “Asbestos in Schools” for AHERA FAQs.

US EPA Asbestos - School Buildings This link will take you to the EPA web page regarding schools, including information on federal AHERA requirements, how schools can comply with AHERA and what must be included in a School Asbestos Management Plan. Resources for schools and parents, including Spanish-language resources, are linked at the bottom of the School Buildings web page.



External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.
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Last updated August 09, 2013