Upcoming Meetings

March 25, 2017 9:00 AM to March 29, 2017 5:00 PM EIA 2017 National Conference & Exhibition

The EIA Experience

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EIA At ADAO 2016

Brent Kynoch, EIA Managing Director and President of KEM, Inc.; Tom Laubenthal, EIA Past President and this year's Jack Snider, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award recipient; and Paul Brodeur, award-winning journalist and author, and this year's ADAO 2016 Conference Keynote Speaker

Purple Book 

A Revision to the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s 1985 document "Guidance for Controlling Asbestos-Containing Materials in Buildings" (EPA 560/5-85-024) Known as the Purple Book. This is the preeminent guide for those that own or manage buildings that contain asbestos-containing materials.  



EPA Pubic Comment Period On Asbestos and other Chemicals Identified in TSCA List

Mar. 10, 2017

EPA is interested in information from the public about these chemicals including uses, products containing these chemicals, exposed populations, and alternatives to each of these chemicals. EPA has opened these dockets to receive information from the public and the deadline for comment is March 15. NOTE: EPA has informed us that it is more effective for them to receive several comments/letters from individuals than to receive one letter representing a group or an organization. EIA encourage all of our members to submit comment. We are providing sample letters submitted, one designed for school officials and one designed for environmental professionals. We encourage you to drop this text into your letterhead and revise for your use. We have also provided directions to submit. Please contact info@eia-usa.org or call 888-343-4342 if you have any questions.

Directions to Submit Comment

EIA Comments to EPA Asbestos Docket 2017

Sample Letter for Environmental Professionals

Sample Letter for Schools

EIA Managing Director J Brent Kynoch Testifies at US EPA Public Workshop on Collecting Chemical Use Information

February 24, 2017

EIA Managing Director Brent Kynoch provided testimony on behalf of EIA on February 14, 2017 at an EPA Hearing: Public Workshop On Collecting Chemical Use Information. The workshop addressed the TSCA Reform Bill and including asbestos, as well as the other 10 chemicals on EPA's initial list. Click here  to access Mr. Kynoch's full remarks.

EIA Directing Manager Brent Kynoch on IAQ Radio

Jan. 26, 2015

"Asbestos, Lead and Mold, Oh My" Managing Director Brent Kynoch appeared on IAQ Radio Friday January 23. We are proud to share Brent Kynoch's first radio spot about EIA and the EH&S Industry. To listen to the segment streaming, click here, to download the segment, click here!