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§ 906. Regulations. The commissioner shall promulgate such rules and
regulations as shall be necessary and proper to effectuate the purposes
and provisions of this article and to comply with the requirements of
the Federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act and any other
applicable federal standards. Such regulations shall include but not be
limited to (1) standards for asbestos projects including methods of
removing, encapsulating, enclosing or disturbing friable asbestos and
standards for any handling of asbestos material which may result in the
creation of friable asbestos or any handling of asbestos material that
may result in the release of asbestos fibers, as shall be necessary to
protect the public health and safety and shall include regulations which
will permit such disturbance that results from actions that are
necessary to abate an emergency which poses an immediate threat to
safety or the public health; (2) standards for asbestos projects and
in-plant operations setting licensing and certification requirements;
and (3) standards for asbestos projects and in-plant operations setting
goal air monitoring and clearance requirements, including those
necessary to insure that asbestos work is properly designated as an
in-plant operation as defined in subdivision twelve of section nine
hundred one of this chapter.