NOA

Welcome to the CAPCOA Website on Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA) This site provides a ready resource to important information relevant to NOA in California. Please note that NOA conditions vary from one air district to another.

Part 1: Documents Available for Download

General Information:

Health Effects:

Maps of Asbestos Areas:

County Specific Information:

Guideance:

Sampling and Measurement:

Technical Reports:

Part 2: Websites With Information Pertaining to Asbestos/NOA

California Geological Survey Website on Asbestos
http://www.conservation.ca.gov/CGS/minerals/hazardous_minerals/asbestos/index.htm

CARB Website on Asbestos
http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/asbestos/asbestos.htm

CARB Regulations – Asbestos ATCM for Surfacing Applications
http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/atcm/asbeatcm.htm

CARB Regulations – Asbestos ATCM for Construction, Grading, Quarrying and Surface Mining
http://arb.ca.gov/toxics/atcm/asb2atcm.htm

OEHHA website fact sheet on asbestos
http://www.oehha.ca.gov/air/toxic_contaminants/Asbes_F.htm

USEPA Region 9 NOA Website
http://www.epa.gov/region09/toxic/noa/

El Dorado County Board of Education – list of NOA-related documents
http://www.edcoe.k12.ca.us/asbestos/noa.html