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AGA Alert - Asbestos Pipe Wrap Court Order on Sampling & Testing in U.S. v. SDG&E (Sept. 3, 2009)
Court Rules Pipe Wrap Samples Inadmissible in U.S. v. SDG&E (Aug. 31, 2009)
AGA Amicus Brief Supporting SDG&E in Pipe Wrap Case (Nov. 4, 2008)
AGA Voluntary Guideline for Handling Asphaltic or Coal Tar Enamel Wrapped Pipe (Dec. 2007)
SOS Summary: Pipe Wrap Disposal Paperwork (March 2006)
AGA Alert - AGA Meeting with EPA Regarding Pipe Wrap Guidelines (June 14, 2006)
Removal and Handling of Coal Tar Wrapped Gas Pipeline, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (Oct. 20, 2005)
Assessment of Asbestos Fiber Release and Exposure During Mechanical Removal of Coal Tar Wrapped Natural Gas Pipelines (June 5, 2003)
EPA Asbestos Applicability Determinations Relevant to Pipe Wrap (Sept. 19, 1996)
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 EPA Asbestos Applicability Determinations Relevant to Pipe Wrap (Sept. 19, 1996) 

On September 19, 1996, EPA provided additional clarification regarding the applicability of NESHAP, as it applies to asbestos-containing waste material.  EPA confirmed that category I nonfriable ACM, specifically Galbestos, which does not meet the definition of regulated asbestos-containing material (RACM), is exempt from the definition of asbestos-containing waste material under the asbestos National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).

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