Notification of Asbestos

In October of 1987, the U.S. Congress passed the Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1987.  In March of 1988, the Administration approved BDN of Portage, Michigan to help the district meet the new federal regulations.  Berrien RESA has been and is in compliance with all AHERA regulations.  Berrien RESA Schools have been inspected and materials tested for asbestos by BDN Consultants in accordance with the new AHERA regulations.  In accordance with the above a management plan has been developed and has been sent to the State of Michigan for approval.  The management plan for all buildings can be reviewed at the Administration Building, Berrien RESA or individual building management plans can be reviewed in the office of that building.  Berrien RESA will begin conducting response actions and abatement actions during the next year.  In accordance with AHERA regulations, schools will be conducting six months periodic inspections.  The three year re-inspection of the total school system will be completed in 2022.

Contact Information

Supervisor: Troy Boone
Tel: 269-471-7725 ext. 3221
Fax: 269-471-9251
Support Specialist: Jim Deveney
Tel: 269-471-7725 ext. 3225
Fax: 269-471-9251
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