Regulations regarding the proper demolition, renovation, handling, transport and disposal of asbestos containing materials are written by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) 310 CMR 7.15.

A list of licensed asbestos contractors can be found on the Mass Department of Labor Standards Website.

A listing of past and present asbestos remediation projects can be found on the Mass Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs website.

Mass DEEA is the primary enforcement agency, but the Gloucester Health Department retains full enforcement capability. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s State Sanitary Code 105 CMR 410 is enforced by the Gloucester Health Department and governs the safety of asbestos in rental units and residential homes.