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Environment Office:

The Environment Office assists pastors, parishes, and schools navigate regulatory and safety laws and regulations at the local, state, national, and regional levels for all environmental compliance issues.  This includes asbestos in schools (AHERA, Ill Dept of Public Health), asbestos in non-school buildings (NESHAP), Underground Storage Tank (UST) Remediation, Mold, lead-based paint and indoor air quality. 

The Designated Person for the Diocese of Joliet is Richard Kaffka. He can be reached through the Buildings & Properties Department, directly at Churchgroup@aol.com or, in emergencies 708.334.0585

Resources:

EPA Lead Rules & Regulations

EPA Lead-Safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right

O&M Plan - 2015

Training Manual - 2015

Rules of the Illinois Department of Public Health

AHERA Legislation

NESHAP For Non-School Buildings 2014

El ABC del Asbestos en las Esculas

Asbestos Factsheet - Spanish Edition

Forms:

O&M Activity Report

Minor Fiber Release Report

Periodic Surveillance Form Jan 2017

Short Term Notification Form Jan - Jun 2017

Short Term Notification Form Jul - Dec 2016