Legal Question in Environmental Law in Virginia

Asbestos Siding Removal

I am interested in purchasing an older home that is sided with asbestos singles. The house is located in Page Co. VA. Are there any laws that apply to a homeowner removing this siding themselves?

Asked on 9/19/06, 12:54 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

James McKinnon McKinnon & Associates, PLC

Re: Asbestos Siding Removal

Yes. The federal Clean Air Act applies to the handling and disposal of asbestos. Get estimates from qualified contractors and factor that into the purchase price.

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Answered on 9/19/06, 4:26 pm


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