Asbestos web Page

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Office of Environmental Service

Public Participation and Permit Support Division

Notifications and Accreditations Section

P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA  70821-4313 

Physical Address: 602 North 5th St, BR, LA 70802 

Phone No. (225) 219-0789

Fax No. (225) 219-3310



Contents and Links: 

Asbestos Accreditation and Notification Forms 

Asbestos Training Providers

New! Asbestos Training Class Schedules - Training Provider mailing addresses are provided.  Contact the training provider for actual class locations.

Louisiana Asbestos Accreditation Lists by Discipline:

Asbestos  Demolition and Renovation Notification Projects List  -  Published Annually 

Asbestos Regulations  

Link to the Lead-based Paint Web Site

Asbestos Demolition Hurricane Web Site (includes Emergency Orders)

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos

PowerPoint Presentations and Guidance Documents 


To Ensure Quicker Service for Accreditations processing notes




PowerPoint Presentations and Guidance Documents


The Asbestos/Lead Workshop will not be held in 2016.

General Information on Asbestos (PowerPoint)  

  • Regulation Changes  

   Revised Regulations--Chapter 27 & 51      (Rev 3/20/14)


*Attention: Persons Interested in Receiving Asbestos and Lead Updates: If you are not on the Email Distribution List and would like to be added for Notices for Asbestos and/or Lead information, please email Christopher Mayeux at, or Sheryl Grimmer at to request that you be added to the list.  See the presentations as well as accreditation applications and notifications below:  

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC)  In accordance with the LDEQ Air Quality Regulations, LAC 33:III.5151.F.1.f, any contractor performing removal of asbestos containing material that involves Regulated Asbestos Containing Material (see definition in LAC 33:III.5151.B) must become licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. You may contact the LSLBC by phone, 225-765-2301 or view their web site for additional information at  

Solid Waste Notifications List  (includes Transporters, Generators, etc.)    (Rev 09/19/2016)  A Solid Waste (SW) Transporter # is required to transport any type of solid waste in this state.  This includes any demolition debris and asbestos.  Contact Tanya Byers at 225-219-1352 or Sheryl Grimmer at 225-219-1665 of the Notifications and Accreditations Section for a number if you don't have one. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Asbestos


Most Frequently Asked Questions by Asbestos Contractors     Revised 10/9/09 (This document contains important information for Asbestos Abatement Contractors licensing and accreditations requirements)

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Individuals Seeking Asbestos Accreditation     (Rev 5/24/11) This document contains information for individuals seeking accreditation and also discusses training requirements.)

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Homeowners    (Revised 11/30/09)  (This document contains important information regarding Asbestos removal from single family dwellings.) 

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Non-Profit Entities    (Revised 9/29/08) (This document contains information regarding removal of vinyl asbestos flooring and asphalt and cement based shingles from non-profit or other entities.)

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos Management Plans, Inspections, and Designated Persons for Schools and State Buildings      (Rev 9/25/2009)

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos Training Providers and Trainers   (Rev 12/7/2010)

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LDEQ Asbestos Contacts

Notifications and Accreditations Staff (BR Main Office Staff)     (Revised 03/24/2015)

Surveillance Staff - Surveillance Regional Office Map (Click on map to get a list of Regional Contact Information) or Click on this document for Asbestos Regional Contacts:     (Revised 03/31/2015)

**Map to LDEQ, Baton Rouge Main Office:   **

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Asbestos Regulations

Louisiana Environmental Regulatory Code (ERC), Title 33:Part III (Louisiana Air Quality Regulations can be found at: 

The asbestos regulations can be found in the Louisiana Air Quality Regulations, in Chapters 27 and 51. Click on the link above, then click on the Air Quality Regulations (Part III) and search for the regulations needed, as noted below:

Chapter 27:  Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools and State Buildings Regulation.  Includes provisions for Training Providers and Accreditations (LAC 33:III.Chapter 27)

Chapter 51 (§5151):  Emission Standard for Asbestos. Subchapter M.  Includes Asbestos definitions and standards for Demolition and Renovation.   

Recognized Asbestos Landfills             (Revised 9/6/2016)

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Asbestos Training Providers

 LA Recognized Asbestos Training Providers List      (Revised 09/19/2016)  You may contact the LA Recognized Asbestos Training Providers for information regarding classes for Schools and State Buildings Designated Person and Custodial and Maintenance Staff Training   

LA Recognized Active Asbestos Trainers List     (Revised 09/19/2016) 

For a current list of asbestos training courses, please see contact &/or web site info on the above Asbestos Training Providers list.

For accreditation purposes, training courses holding current approval from the EPA or from a state with an EPA-approved accreditation program are acceptable in Louisiana . However, in addition to these courses, Louisiana requires an additional 2-hour regulations course by a Louisiana recognized training provider. You may refer to the EPA National Directory of AHERA Accredited Courses (NDAAC) at for further listings.


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Asbestos  Demolition and Renovation Notification Projects List

ADVF Database Queries:     

January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010      

January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011    

January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012     

January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013      

January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014     

January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015     

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To Ensure Quicker Service for Accreditations processing: 

Please remember to complete the AAC-1 application forms for asbestos accreditations, including copies of training certificates, education for inspectors, management planners, and project designers.

Initial proof of the 2-hour Louisiana regulations (if not working in a hurricane area designated under the Emergency Orders, which is currently St. Bernard Parish until August 30, 2009); and Cameron Parish until Sept. 4, 2009.  If you were exempt under an Emergency Order, this training is not required.

Notice: LDEQ now submits accreditation certifications via pdf through the email.  Please have all employees complete the email address box if they have one, or fax # if they don’t.  As a last resort, we will mail hard copies of certificates if a person does not have an email address or fax number.

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