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Contractor Responsibilities

July 12, 2019
8:30 am - 12 pm


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Who Should Attend:

Contractors and local municipal building permitters, environmental consultants,  public utility workers, engineers, manufacturers and other interested parties. The general public is always welcome to attend.



SWFL Community Foundation  and Collaboratory
2031 Jackson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901


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Just because it was built after the ban does not mean it is exempt! 
Contractor Responsibilities

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites you to join us for a discussion on Asbestos.  

This presentation will familiarize attendees with the requirements of the Federal Asbestos NESHAP for renovation and demolition projects, including both residential (single and multi-family) and commercial / industrial.


  • Asbestos Containing Material:  Myth and Reality
  • Demolition and Renovation Requirements
  • Notifications
  • Common Areas of Noncompliance

About the presenter

Renée J. Kwiat, CHMM:
Renée is an Environmental Consultant for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and holds a BS in Environmental Science from Purdue University. Her environmental compliance experience includes air, solid and hazardous waste, industrial and surface water, and airport environmental compliance. She has served on several local and state environmental boards and committees. She is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and has completed Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Training at UF TREEO (a federally accredited training program).

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About  DEP's Monthly Meet-Ups Workshops

Monthly Meetings are meaningful platforms for “connectivity.” They encourage information sharing networks across  stakeholders, regulated communities, local businesses, and government agencies. Our meetings enhance the Department’s mission to protect Florida’s natural resources together.

 For more information please contact Martha Avila at, Terry Cerullo at or call (239) 344 - 5600.