Welcome to Community Resources. Residents of El Dorado Hills, California, may find these links useful.
El Dorado County Air Quality Management District
This links to the naturally occurring asbestos information page sponsored by the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (AQMD). AQMD enforces current state and local regulations developed to minimize emissions of naturally occurring asbestos dust.
El Dorado County Public Health Department
This links to the home page for the El Dorado County Public Health Department. The county is engaged and working with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to plan and assist with public outreach and education.
California Air Resources Board
This links to the Web site hosted by the California Air Resources Board. It provides general information about naturally occurring asbestos and maps of potential locations of naturally occurring asbestos in El Dorado County and in the state of California.
California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
This links to a fact sheet on asbestos provided by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, part of the California Environmental Protection Agency.
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
The below links are sponsored by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, part of the California Environmental Protection Agency.
Evaluating and Cleaning Up School Sites (California Schools Program)
- Fact Sheet: Recommended Housekeeping for Naturally Occurring Asbestos [PDF - 93 KB] — October 2006
- Interim Guidance: Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA) At School Sites [PDF - 333 KB] — September 2004
- Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Plan Template: Naturally Occurring Asbestos Response Actions At Schools [PDF - 3.23 MB] — October 2005
Garden Valley Discovery Project
California Geological Survey
United States Geological Survey
The following links are reports from the US Geological Survery on reported historic mines, historic prospects, and other natural occurrences of asbestos. Separate reports are available for
- Oregon and Washington
- the Eastern United States
- the Central United States
- the Rocky Mountain States
- the Southwestern United States
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9
This links to the naturally occurring asbestos in California Web site sponsored by the US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9.