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            ASBESTOS ABATEMENT PROJECT DESIGN
                                        May 7, 2010

                                      Project Location:
                                  Stilwell Technical Center
                                      4801 9th Avenue
                                  Port Arthur, Texas 77642

                               CAM Project Number: 00034430

                                       Prepared For:
                                        Mr. Mark Rouly
                           Port Arthur Independent School District
                                    748 Shreveport Avenue
                                   Port Arthur, Texas 77640




                                        Prepared by:



                                    Ronald E. Fife, REM
                            TDSHS Licensed Asbestos Consultant
                               TDSHS IAC License #10-5619
                             Expiration Date: October 20, 2011




                        Asbestos Consultant Agency License # 10-0083
                              817 Southmore Avenue, Suite 400
                                   Pasadena, Texas 77502
                                       713-475-9003




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                                                Table of Contents
The attached Asbestos Abatement Specifications for removal of asbestos containing floor tile and
mastic, Floor tile and mastic, Thermal System Insulation (TSI) on piping and Vibration Dampeners
from Various Rooms located on the Stilwell Technical Center campus in Port Arthur, Texas. This
building is owned by Port Arthur I.S.D. in Port Arthur, Texas. The following sections describe the
scope of work and required procedures for abatement of identified asbestos containing materials:


Project Information ................................................................................................................... 1
          SCOPE OF WORK .......................................................................................................................... 1
               Project Location .................................................................................................................. 1
               Localized Thermal System Insulation (TSI) Removal ......................................................... 1
               Floor Tile & Mastic Removal ............................................................................................... 1
               Vibration Dampener Removal ............................................................................................. 2


Division I General Requirements ............................................................................................. 3
                 Qualifications ....................................................................................................................... 3
          TERMS AND DEFINITIONS ............................................................................................................ 4
          01043 PROJECT COORDINATION ................................................................................................ 7
                 Plan of Action ...................................................................................................................... 7
                 Contingency Plan ................................................................................................................ 7
                 Project Directory .................................................................................................................. 8
                 Miscellaneous...................................................................................................................... 8
          01301 SUBMITTALS ........................................................................................................................ 9
          01527 REGULATED AREAS ......................................................................................................... 13
                 Securing Work Area .......................................................................................................... 13
                 Demarcation Of Regulated Area ....................................................................................... 13
          01562 RESPIRATORY Protection ................................................................................................. 14
                 Description of Work ........................................................................................................... 14
                 Standards .......................................................................................................................... 14
                 Submittals ......................................................................................................................... 14
          01601 MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT ......................................................................................... 15
                 Utilities ............................................................................................................................... 15
                 Tools and Equipment ........................................................................................................ 15
                 Materials ............................................................................................................................ 16
          01714 WORK AREA CLEAN UP AND CLEARANCE TESTING ................................................... 17
          REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIAL ................................................................ 18
                 Preparation ........................................................................................................................ 18
                 Removal ............................................................................................................................ 20
          02084 DISPOSAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING WASTE MATERIAL ....................................... 22
                 Certificate of Visual Inspection .......................................................................................... 23
                 Consultant‟s Letter of Authorization .................................................................................. 24
                 Project Design Drawings ................................................................................................... 25




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                             Project Information
                        CAM PROJECT NUMBER: 00034430

SCOPE OF WORK

Project Location
All of the work described within this report will be conducted at the following location:

Location:               Stilwell Technical Center
                        4801 9th Avenue
                        Port Arthur, Texas 77640

Owner:                  Port Arthur Independent School District

Project Type:           Asbestos Abatement Specifications for TSI on piping, Floor Tile &
                        Mastic and Vibration Dampeners

CAM Project#:                  00034430

Localized Thermal System Insulation (TSI) Removal

This project involves the removal and disposal of approximately 360 linear feet of TSI on
piping. This asbestos containing material (ACM) is found on piping located in various areas
throughout the school (See summary of work).

The CONTRACTOR will utilize glovebags to abate piping in accordance with 29 CFR
1926.1101. The CONTRACTOR will establish a regulated area for TSI removal and install a
drop cloth below the piping while abatement work is being conducted. All glovebags shall be
smoke tested prior to abatement.

Floor Tile & Mastic Removal

This project involves the removal and disposal of approximately 16,854 square feet of Floor Tile
& Mastic, in accordance with these Specifications and the Project Design Drawing located at the
end of this document. The CONTRACTOR shall remove any carpet, if applicable, that is covering
the floor tile and dispose of the carpet as ACWM. The carpet removal cannot be performed until
after construction of the containment and all requirements are achieved. The CONTRACTOR will
construct a negative pressure enclosure (NPE) utilizing critical barriers consisting of two (2) layers
of 6-mil poly and splashguards consisting of one (1) layer of 4-mil poly, a minimum of five (5) feet
high for the removal of Floor Tile & Mastic. The CONTRACTOR will construct and maintain the
negative pressure enclosure as needed over the course of this project and perform the work in full
compliance with the requirements of these Specifications and all applicable State, Local and
Federal regulations. Where there is a conflict between these specifications and regulatory
requirements, the more stringent shall apply.



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The CONTRACTOR must achieve a minimum differential pressure of -0.03 inches of water
column pressure at the NPE before removal work may begin and maintain a minimum
differential pressure of -0.02 inches of water column pressure at the NPE. The CONTRACTOR
will install an appropriate number of 2,000 cfm Negative Air Machines (NAM) to achieve at least
four (4) air changes per hour and the required differential pressure stated above. Additional
NAM units, rated at 2000 cfm or better, will be required to be on site and in place to start
immediately in the event of mechanical failure. The CONTRACTOR will install a full three-stage
decontamination unit with shower facilities for each Work Area. The CONTRACTOR shall
construct a separate three-stage bag-out facility. At no time shall waste bags be brought out
through the Decon Unit.

Vibration Dampener Removal

This project involves the removal and disposal of approximately 68 linear feet of Vibration
Dampener Material, in accordance with these Specifications and the Project Design Drawing
located at the end of this document. The CONTRACTOR will construct a negative pressure
mini-enclosure (NPE) for the removal of all ACM in accordance with the containment Project
Design Drawing located at the end of these Specifications. Prior to negative pressure mini-
enclosure (NPE) construction, pre-cleaning of the floor and stationary equipment must be
accomplished by utilizing a HEPA vacuum and wet wiping methods. A HEPA vacuum may be
used to achieve the appropriate number of air changes per hour. Additional units will be on site in
case of mechanical failure. The CONTRACTOR will be required to achieve a startup differential
pressure of -0.03 inches of water column prior to proceeding with abatement activities.

Minimum personal protective equipment (PPE) for cleaning and removal will consist of disposable
suits, gloves, rubber boots and safety glasses. Minimum respiratory protection for preparation,
cleaning, and for removal of TSI, Floor Tile and Vibration Dampener shall be half-face air-purifying
respirators equipped with HEPA cartridges, and for removal of mastic materials shall be half-face
air-purifying respirators equipped with dual HEPA/organic vapor cartridges. All workers must have
proof of a valid FIT test for the specific make and model of respirator being utilized.

The CONTRACTOR will utilize field decontamination techniques and the on-site full three-stage
decontamination unit on site immediately after abatement of the ACBM.

Once abatement activities begin, the CONTRACTOR will maintain site security. This responsibility
extends twenty-four hours a day. During off-work hours, the CONTRACTOR will furnish an
emergency number for an employee on site, trained and licensed to enter the containment and
perform any needed repairs. The building and dumpster shall be secured and locked during off-
work hours.

The CONSULTANT AGENCY will submit the Original 10-day NESHAP/TDSHS notification form
and any amendments as necessary.

The OWNER has agreed to allow connection to utilities (110V electrical and domestic cold
water). The CONTRACTOR shall coordinate the location and availability of utilities through the
OWNER. The CONTRACTOR shall ensure that a hardwired GFI panel is installed by a licensed
electrician to provide sufficient power for the abatement project. Hoses and cords not
suspended shall be taped to the floor utilizing caution tape in high traffic areas.




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                 Division I General Requirements
                          CAM PROJECT NUMBER: 00034430
SUMMARY OF WORK


A.       Furnish all labor, materials, services, employee training and testing, permits, insurance
         (pertaining to asbestos removal and demolition activity), tools and equipment necessary
         for safe completion of all work in accordance with all federal, state, local laws and
         regulations. The CONTRACTOR shall have a complete understanding of all contract
         documents as supplied by the OWNER and/or the CONSULTANT. Work shall include
         abatement activities and demolition activities defined below and as represented by the
         accompanying drawings. Materials and equipment needed to complete this project are
         described in the following divisions. Division II describes the execution of abatement
         activities. The CONTRACTOR is responsible for securing the job site and is solely
         responsible for their materials and equipment.

Location of Project: Stilwell Technical Center
                     4801 9th Avenue
                     Port Arthur, Texas 77640

Remove:            Approximately 16,854 square feet of floor tile & mastic
                   Approximately 1,475 linear feet of TSI from Mechanical Room and various
                   rooms
                   Approximately 68 square feet of Vibration dampeners from the A/C Units

The CONTRACTOR is responsible for verification of the total quantity prior to the
submission of bids. All materials abated will be disposed of as RACM. All ACM will be
removed in accordance with the specifications in the “Scope of Work” of this document.

Qualifications

A.       The CONTRACTOR and their employees shall be licensed and/or registered to abate
         asbestos containing materials in the state of Texas.

B.       The CONTRACTOR and all employees working at Port Arthur ISD (PAISD) shall comply
         with all of PAISD‟s training and safety practices and bidding documents.




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 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

The following section is a list of terms and definitions that will be used in this specification.

Abatement: Procedures to control fiber release from asbestos-containing materials (ACM).
Includes encapsulation, enclosure and removal.

Accredited: A person who holds a current certificate of training or updated certificate of
continuing training as required by Federal and State regulations.

AHERA: The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986, also referred to as the
Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools; Final Rule and Notice, and 40 CFR Part 763
Asbestos-Containing Building Material (ACBM): Surfacing ACM, thermal system insulation
ACM, or miscellaneous ACM that is found in or on interior structural members or other parts of
a building.

Asbestos-Containing Material (ACM): Any material or product that contains more than 1
percent asbestos as determined by Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) analysis, or assumed to
contain greater than 1 percent asbestos.

Airlock: A system for permitting ingress or egress without permitting air movement between a
contaminated area and an uncontaminated area, typically consisting of two curtained doorways
at least 6 feet apart.

Air Monitoring: The process of measuring the fiber content of a specific volume of air in a
stated period of time in an appropriate location.

Amended Water: Water to which a surfactant has been added.

Authorized Visitor: Owner, Consultant, or representative of any regulatory or other agency
having jurisdiction over the project.

Clean Room: An uncontaminated area or room that is part of the worker decontamination unit,
with provisions for storage of uncontaminated clothing and equipment.

Consultant: An asbestos consulting company and its employees retained by Owner, which
employs a full-time consultant who is qualified to perform asbestos consulting services, and
whose employees hold current applicable accreditation.

Containment: The temporary, polyethylene-lined, enclosure structure erected to control the
release of asbestos fibers to the ambient environment.

Contractor: An asbestos abatement contracting company and its employees, which employs a
full-time contractor who is certified to provide asbestos abatement services, and whose
employees hold current applicable accreditation.

Critical Barrier: A physical barrier that seals openings to the contaminated work area in such a
way that airborne contaminants cannot be released to uncontaminated areas.



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Curtained Doorway: A device to allow entry or exit from one room to another while permitting
minimal air movement between the two rooms, typically constructed by placing two overlapping
sheets of polyethylene over an existing or temporary framed doorway, securing the vertical
edge of one sheet along one vertical side of the doorway, and securing the vertical edge of the
other sheet along the opposite vertical side of the doorway.

Decontamination Unit: A series of connected rooms, each room being an airlock, with
curtained doorways between any two adjacent rooms, for the decontamination of workers or of
materials and equipment.

Demolition: The wrecking or taking out of any load-supporting structural member and any
related razing, removing, or stripping of asbestos products.

Encapsulant: A liquid material that can be applied to ACM or surfaces stripped of ACM and
that controls the possible release of asbestos fibers from the material either by creating a
membrane over the surface (bridging encapsulant) or by penetrating into the material and
binding its components together (penetrating encapsulant). When used, care must be taken
that any re-insulation material will adhere to the encapsulant.

Encapsulation: All herein specified procedures necessary to coat surfaces from which ACM
has been removed with sealing substance meeting applicable government standards.
Encapsulation may also be referred to as "lock-down" encapsulation.

Equipment Decontamination Unit: A decontamination unit for materials and equipment,
typically consisting of a designated area of the work area, a washroom, holding area, and an
uncontaminated area.

Equipment Room: A contaminated area or room that is part of the worker decontamination
unit, with provisions for storage of contaminated clothing and equipment.

Friable ACM: Asbestos-containing material that can be crumbled, or reduced to a powder by
ordinary hand pressure, or materials assessed as friable by an accredited asbestos abatement
inspector.

Fixed Object: A piece of equipment or furniture in the work area that cannot be removed from
the work area.

HEPA Filter: A High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter that traps and retains at least
99.97% of monodispersed particles 0.3 microns in diameter or larger.

HEPA-Filtered Exhaust Unit: An exhaust fan that draws contaminated air through a HEPA
filter and exhausts the filtered air to the outside of the building.

HEPA-Filtered Vacuum: High efficiency particulate air filtered vacuuming equipment with a
filter system that collects and retains 99.97% of monodispersed particles 0.3 microns in
diameter or larger.

Holding Area: A room between the washroom and an uncontaminated area in the equipment
decontamination unit. The holding area has an airlock constructed at its entrance from an
uncontaminated area.


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Non-friable ACM: Asbestos-containing material that does not crumble, or become reduced to
powder by ordinary hand pressure, or material that has been assessed as non-friable by an
accredited asbestos abatement inspector.

Owner: Port Arthur I.S.D. or its employees or agents.

Pressure Differential: A condition whereby the containment is maintained at a pressure
differential of at least minus 0.02 inches of water relative to the adjacent unsealed areas.

Removal: All herein specified procedures necessary to strip all ACM from the designated areas
and dispose of these materials at an acceptable site.

Renovation: The modifying of any existing structure, or portion (component) thereof.

Shower Room: A room in the worker decontamination unit that is located between the clean
room and equipment room, and is equipped with a functional shower stall and wastewater
filtering system.

Small-scale, Short Duration (SSSD): Removal small quantities of friable asbestos-containing
insulation on pipes, small quantities of asbestos-containing surfacing materials, or other non-
friable asbestos-containing materials that are less than 3 square feet or 3 linear feet, and can
be removed by glove bag or mini-containment procedures contained in this specification.

Surfactant: A non-toxic, non-flammable, chemical wetting agent added to water to improve
penetration, thus reducing the quantity of water required for a given operation or area.

Supervisor: An employee of Contractor who is accredited as a Supervisor for Asbestos
Abatement Projects, qualifies as a competent person on asbestos abatement projects, and
holds current applicable accreditation and licensure.

Washroom: A room between the work area and the holding area in the equipment
decontamination unit. The washroom has an airlock between it and the holding area.

Wet-Clean: The process of eliminating asbestos contamination from building surfaces and
objects by using cloths, mops, or other cleaning tools that have been dampened with amended
water, and by afterwards disposing of these cleaning tools as asbestos-containing waste.

Work Area: The area of a building where asbestos-containing materials will be, or are being,
removed or abated.

Worker Decontamination Unit: A decontamination enclosure system for workers, typically
consisting of a clean room, a shower room, and an equipment room.




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01043 PROJECT COORDINATION

Plan of Action
A.       Coordinate with CONSULTANT to determine availability of facilities.

B.       Schedule abatement operations in the sequence required to obtain the best results where
         execution of one part of the Work depends on execution of other components, before or
         after its own execution.

C.       Where necessary, prepare memoranda for distribution to each party involved, outlining
         special procedures required for coordination. Include such items as TDSHS notifications,
         surveys, notices, reports, CONTRACTOR lists, work schedules, and attendance at
         meetings.

D.       Prepare a plan of the procedures proposed for use in complying with the requirements of
         this Specification. Include in the plan the location and layout of decontamination areas, the
         sequencing of asbestos work, and methods used to assure the safety of workers and
         visitors to the site. A disposal plan should include the location of the approved disposal
         site, a detailed description of the methods to be employed to control pollution, methods of
         removal to prohibit visible emissions, and packaging of removed asbestos debris.

Contingency Plan
A.       Prepare a contingency plan for emergencies or any other event that may result in
         breaching of the work area containment or Regulated Area or modification or abridgement
         of decontamination or work area isolation procedures. Note that nothing in this
         Specification should impede safe exiting of the work area or providing adequate medical
         attention in the event of an emergency. Items to be addressed in the plan include, but are
         not limited to the following:

         1.        Fire
         2.        Accident
         3.        Life threatening injury
         4.        Rescue
         5.        Power failure
         6.        Electrical faults or shock
         7.        Water leaks
         8.        Waste spills
         9.        Unauthorized entry into work area
         10.       Toxic releases
         11.       Pressure differential failure
         12.       Breach of containment
         13.       Excessive heat or cold
         14.       Elevated air samples outside containment
         15.       Repairs inside containment
         16.       Confined Space Entry




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Project Directory

A.       Develop and post a directory of all entities involved in the project. Include the
         CONTRACTOR‟S principal staff assignments, including the Superintendent and other
         personnel in attendance at the site. Identify individuals, their duties and responsibilities.
         List business name, contact person, normal business and emergency telephone, pager
         and fax numbers, and addresses of:

         1.        OWNER, CONSULTANT and PROJECT MANAGER
         2.        CONTRACTOR‟S general superintendent, supervisory personnel, and
                   CONTRACTOR‟S home office
         3.        Emergency services including but not limited to fire, ambulance, doctor, hospital,
                   police, power company, telephone company, water company
         4.        Local, state, and federal agencies with jurisdiction over the project.

Miscellaneous

A.       Workers are to dress appropriately when out of building and in view of the public (e.g.
         street clothing unless involved in asbestos abatement activities).

B.       No flames or flammable materials are to be used or brought into the facility or buildings.
         Solvents for the removal of resilient floor covering cutback adhesives must have a
         flashpoint greater than 140 degrees Fahrenheit.

C.       All electrical equipment shall utilize ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI).

D.       Emergency telephone numbers for the local fire department, police department, and
         emergency medical services shall be posted.

E.       The CONTRACTOR shall ensure that an adequate number of fire extinguishers are
         available. There will be at least one fire extinguisher (Type ABC) per 3,000 square feet of
         containment space. Fire extinguishers must have a pressure gauge.

F.       TDSHS registrations, current training/refresher certificates, current fit test certification, and
         medical surveillance documentation for each worker involved in the abatement work must
         be on-site and made available for review, to the CONSULTANT, upon request.




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01301 SUBMITTALS

A.       Submit the following to the CONSULTANT.

         1.        Certification of insurance indicating limits for general liability (occurrence based),
                   Automobile liability, and workers compensation and employer‟s liability insurance.
         2.        Manufacturer‟s literature certifying non-asbestos containing material and
                   installation instructions prior to installation of new products, if applicable.

B.       Submit the following to the CONSULTANT prior to the Pre-Construction meeting.

         1.        A list of Names, TDSHS License numbers and EPA accreditation certificates for all
                   CONTRACTOR employees involved in the abatement project.
         2.        A written asbestos abatement plan, including tables and drawings if needed. The
                   plan shall contain:

                   a.     Project execution schedule, including dates for mobilization, on-site
                          preparation, abatement start dates, and completion dates.
                   b.     Type of abatement method to be used.
                   c.     Sufficient number of negative air units required to maintain a differential
                          pressure of –0.02 inches of water column and the required four (4) air
                          exchanges per hour within the NPE, with a minimum of one standby unit in
                          case of mechanical failure.
                   d.     Temporary waste storage locations.
                   e.     List of PPE to be used.
                   f.     Identification of CONTRACTOR'S TDSHS certified asbestos (air and bulk)
                          laboratory.
                   g.     Any product data including printed information by the manufacturer,
                          product safety data, MSDSs, and recommended usage.

         3.        Transporter‟s name, TDSHS license number and TCEQ number of disposal site.

C.       During the project submit the following documents:

         1.        Copy of daily sign in/out log for each regulated asbestos abatement area. This log
                   should include the date, the name, the social security number, and times of
                   entrance and exit of each person performing work inside the Regulated Area.
         2.        Documentation of differential pressure readings for containment type work. This
                   will need to be documented on a daily basis.
         3.        Notify CONSULTANT verbally if any accident or other medical emergency occurs
                   requiring treatment and/or removal of a worker from the work site. A written
                   incident report will need to be submitted to the CONSULTANT as soon as
                   possible. This written report will need to include the name of the worker(s) involved
                   in the incident, the job location, and time of the incident.
         4.        Results of any sample analysis (air - personal or area, and bulk). OSHA (29 CFR
                   1926.1101 (f)) type samples must be submitted within 72 hours after the
                   commencement of abatement activities.
         5.        Notice of any unsatisfactory conditions.



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         6.        Notice of any regulated barrier violations or failures.

D.       Submit the following to the CONSULTANT upon the completion of the project:

         1.        Asbestos waste manifest within five (5) days of final waste disposal if not
                   previously submitted.
         2.        Copy of all notes, logs and reports maintained or prepared by the
                   CONTRACTOR‟s security personnel within five (5) days of project completion if not
                   previously submitted.




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01410 AIR MONITORING AND TEST LABORATORY SERVICES

A.       QUALITY ASSURANCE

         1.        All environmental and Preliminary Cleaning air testing, and Transmission
                   Electron Microscopy (TEM) Final Air Clearance Testing will be performed in
                   general accordance with the procedures outlined in the National Institute for
                   Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 7400 Method and guidelines issued by
                   Environmental Protection Agency regarding detection limits.

         2.        In each homogeneous Work Area or as required by the CONSULTANT, a
                   minimum of three PCM samples will be collected as a baseline prior to the
                   CONTRACTOR‟s abatement activities. These samples may be archived at the
                   discretion of the CONSULTANT.

         3.        Final Air Clearance air testing will be performed using aggressive air sampling
                   and as specified in this Section and elsewhere in the Contract Documents. The
                   CONSULTANT will provide the following equipment for use in performing
                   aggressive sampling:

                   a.     Fans: one 20-inch diameter fan for each 10,000 cubic feet of Work Area
                          volume, minimum of 3 per work area.
                   b.     Leaf Blower: with a minimum one horsepower electric motor: 1 per work
                          area.

B.       Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Final Air Clearance samples will be analyzed
         by CA Laboratory in general accordance with the sample analysis procedures outlined in
         EPA 40 CFR 763 "Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools” (AHERA).

C.       PHASE CONTRAST MICROSCOPY (PCM)

         1.        The OWNER has contracted the CONSULTANT to perform all required perimeter
                   and area air monitoring during the abatement process. Aggressive air sample
                   procedures will be used at the completion of all enclosed abatement work.

         2.        Samples shall be collected during abatement according to the following schedule:

                   a.     A minimum of one sample shall be collected daily from inside the work
                          area(s)
                   b.     Outside the work area,
                   c.     At the entrance to the decontamination unit clean room, and
                   d.     At the exhaust of the negative air unit(s).

         3.        All mini containments shall be cleared utilizing PCM sample collection and
                   analysis.

Analysis: Asbestos fibers on each 0.8-micron filter will be measured using analysis per NIOSH
7400 counting rules A.




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D.       TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY (TEM):

TEM Clearance sample shall be collected following abatement activities. The number and
volume of air samples taken and analytical methods used will generally be in accordance with
the following schedule. Sample quantities, volumes, and analytical methodologies given may
vary and will be at the discretion of the Testing Laboratory.

In each homogeneous Work Area or as required by the CONSULTANT, TEM samples will be
taken and analyzed as follows both as a baseline prior to the CONTRACTOR‟S mobilization to
the site and again upon completion of the work for determination of Final Clearance levels:
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Location Sampled                       Scheduled                    Minimum            Filter Media
                                       Number of                    Volume
                                       Samples                      (Liters)
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Each Work Area                                5                     1,199              Cellulose Ester
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Analysis: Asbestos fibers on each 0.45-micron filter will be measured using analysis per
AHERA rules (40 CFR 763, appendix A and B).

Release Criteria: Decontamination of the project is complete as determined by the analytical
protocol if the average fiber concentration of the Work Area samples is below seventy (70)
structures per square millimeter in accordance with 40 CFR 763.90(4). CAM may elect to utilize
the Z-test clearance alternative described in 40 CFR Part 763 in lieu of the above Method.

If the results of analysis of the Work Area samples fail to meet the release criteria, then the
decontamination is incomplete and re-cleaning is required. If the results of the TEM Sampling
do not meet the clearance standard, the CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for any
recleaning and retesting of the work areas.

LABORATORY TESTING:

TEM Samples will be delivered to a certified lab for analysis by Transmission Electron
Microscopy. Verbal results will generally be available within twenty-four (24) hours after receipt
of samples by the laboratory. The OWNER and CONSULTANT will, however, not bear any
responsibility for delays in availability of laboratory results for whatever reason.

Air tests will be obtained both inside and outside of work area. The CONTRACTOR is cautioned,
however, that should interpretations be made, opinions be formed and conclusions be drawn as a
result of examining the test results, these interpretations, opinions and conclusions will be those
made, formed and drawn solely by the CONTRACTOR.

The CONTRACTOR is responsible for performing air tests required for its evaluation of the safety
of its employees.




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01527 REGULATED AREAS

Securing Work Area
A.       Secure work area from access by occupants, staff or users of the building. Accomplish
         this, where possible, by locking doors, windows, or other means of access to the area by
         scheduling work for periods of time that the building is unoccupied or by constructing
         temporary barriers with signs and warning tape. In the event the building has been
         secured, thoroughly check for any breaches in that security that could have admitted
         someone.

Demarcation Of Regulated Area
Demarcate the Regulated Area with signs and barrier tape. Configure the Regulated Area to
minimize the number of persons within the area and protect persons outside the area from
exposure to airborne concentrations of asbestos. Entrances for authorized personnel should be
clearly demarcated, secured, and closely monitored for entrance by unauthorized personnel.
A.       SIGNS
         Signs must be posted (in both English and Spanish) at all entrances to the Regulated
         Area, at least 20” x 14”, with the legend:
                                            DANGER
                                           ASBESTOS
                                CANCER AND LUNG DISEASE HAZARD
                                  AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY
                              RESPIRATORS AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
                                    ARE REQUIRED IN THIS AREA

B.       Post warning signs at each locked door leading to the controlled area and immediately
         inside the controlled area.
C.       Barrier tape must be used to establish the Regulated Area. Delineate the area with 3-inch
         wide polyethylene ribbon printed with the warning “CAUTION ASBESTOS REMOVAL”.
         Install at a height of between three and four feet above the floor or ground level. The
         containment entrances shall be clearly marked with the signs required in Section 01527(A)
         SIGNS.

D.       GENERAL PROCEDURES
         1.        Management of the Regulated Area is to be under the supervision of a TDSHS
                   Licensed ASBESTOS SUPERVISOR.
         2.        Do not allow eating, drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco or gum, or applying
                   cosmetics in the Regulated Area.
         3.        Before start of work, comply with requirements for worker protection in Section
                   01562.




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01562 RESPIRATORY PROTECTION

Description of Work

Instruct and train each worker involved in asbestos abatement or maintenance and repair of
friable asbestos-containing materials in proper respirator use and require that each worker always
wear a respirator, properly fitted on the face in the Regulated Area from the start of any operation
which may cause airborne asbestos fibers until the Regulated Area is completely decontaminated.
Use respiratory protection appropriate for the fiber level encountered in the work place or as
required for other toxic or oxygen-deficient situations encountered. Minimum respiratory protection
for preparation, cleaning, and for removal of TSI, Floor Tile and Vibration Dampener shall be half-
face air-purifying respirators equipped with HEPA cartridges, and for removal of mastic materials
shall be half-face air-purifying respirators equipped with dual HEPA/organic vapor cartridges. All
workers must have proof of a valid FIT test on site for the specific make and model of respirator
being utilized.

Standards

Except to the extent that more stringent requirements are written directly into the Contract
Documents, the following regulations and standards have the same force and effect (and are
made a part of the Contract Documents by reference) as if copied directly into the Contract
Documents, or as if published copies were bound herewith. Where there is a conflict in the
regulations and standards, the more stringent requirement must be met.

DSHS -             Department of State Health Services, Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules, 25
                   TAC 295.31 – 295.73
OSHA -             U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Safety
                   and Health Standards 29 CFR 1910, Section 1001 and Section 134, 29 CFR
                   1926.1101.
ANSI -             American National Standard Practices for Respiratory Protection, ANSI
                   Z88.2-1554.
NIOSH -            National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Submittals

A.       Submit the following to the CONSULTANT

         1.        Respiratory Protection Program: Submit CONTRACTOR's written respiratory
                   protection program manual as required by OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1101.
         2.        Respiratory Protection Schedule: Submit level of respiratory protection intended
                   for each operation required by the project.
         3.        Documentation of current fit testing for each employee that is required to wear
                   respiratory protection. Fit test must be for the type and model respirator worn.
         4.        Submit historical air monitoring data from similar projects to justify the level of
                   regulatory protection to be used on the project.

Non-permitted respirators - Do not use single use, disposable or quarter-face respirators.




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01601 MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

Utilities

A.       Electricity (110V) and potable cold water will be available at the site. CONTRACTOR must
         coordinate with the OWNER to determine location and availability of utilities.

B.       CONTRACTOR shall supply a GFCI for all electrical circuits.

Tools and Equipment

A.       Respirators

         1.        Minimum respiratory protection for preparation, cleaning, and for removal of TSI,
                   Floor Tile and Vibration Dampener shall be half-face air-purifying respirators
                   equipped with HEPA cartridges.
         2.        Minimum respiratory protection for removal of the mastic will be half-face air-
                   purifying respirators equipped with HEPA/organic cartridges.
         3.        Air-purifying respirators must be NIOSH approved.

B.       Protective clothing shall meet or exceed minimum protective clothing requirements of Title
         29 CFR 1926.1101 and include safety glasses, cotton or leather gloves, full body
         disposable coveralls, disposable hood (separate or integral to coverall), and foot coverings
         (reusable footwear, 18-inch high boot type disposable foot coverings or foot coverings
         integral to coverall).

C.       Decontamination system for personnel shall consist of a "clean room", a "shower room",
         and an "equipment room". Each room shall be separated from each other and the work
         area by a “Z” flap airlock or inverted “T” flaps.

D        Filtration systems for drain lines from showers or other water sources carrying asbestos-
         contaminated water shall have disposable type primary and secondary filters and, if
         necessary, a sump pump. The primary filter shall pass particles 20 microns or smaller;
         secondary filters, 5 microns or smaller.

E.       The differential pressure system shall include ventilation system equipment with HEPA
         filters and a digital or analog manometer or magnehelic gauge. If the manometer does not
         produce periodic documentation of date, time and differential pressure on paper tape or
         disk, then the Licensed Supervisor and/or Licensed Project Manager shall periodically
         read and document pressure readings. This system shall operate throughout the
         abatement process to provide air flow from outside the containment through the
         containment, assure at least four (4) air changes per hour, and maintain a differential
         pressure of -0.02 inches of water column between the inside and outside of the
         containment. The CONTRACTOR must achieve a differential pressure of -0.03-inches of
         water column between the inside and outside of the containment before work will be
         allowed to begin. This will help compensate for bagout activities and minor containment
         pressure variations.

F.       Miscellaneous Equipment



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         1.        Low-pressure sprayer for amended water applications.
         2.        Vacuum equipment shall have HEPA filtration systems.
         3.        Provide other suitable tools for the stripping, removal, and disposal activities
                   including but not limited to hand-held scrapers, brushes, sponges, rounded-edge
                   shovels, brooms and carts.
         4.        First Aid Kit must be on-site and available at the clean room.

Materials

A.       For wetting prior to disturbance of Asbestos-Containing Materials, use either amended
         water or a removal encapsulant.

         1.        Amended water must result in the retardation of fiber release equal to or greater
                   than that provided by the use of one ounce of a surfactant consisting of 50%
                   polyoxyethylene ester and 50% polyoxyethylene ether mixed with five gallons of
                   water.
         2.        Encapsulant shall be penetrating or bridging type designed to provide the same
                   retardation of fiber release as the amended water in the above.

B.       Polyethylene sheeting shall be „true‟ 6-mil OR with a dart impact of 270 grams, tear
         resistance of 512 grams, and transverse direction of 2067 grams (provide
         manufacturer‟s specifications). Width of sheeting must be the largest size possible to
         minimize seams, clear, frosted or black, as indicated. Disposal bags and glove bags
         must meet the „true‟ 6-mil requirement for disposal of ACM. Manufacturer‟s
         specifications must be on-site for any other thickness other than „true‟ 6-mil poly.

C.       Duct tape in 2” or 3” widths and spray cement formulated to stick aggressively to
         polyethylene sheeting.




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01714 WORK AREA CLEAN UP AND CLEARANCE TESTING

1.       Provide general clean-up of work area concurrent with the removal of                      all
         asbestos-containing materials. Do not permit accumulation of debris.

2.       Standard of cleaning for Final Clearance. Consider work areas and all other
         decontaminated and cleaned areas clean when:

         a.        Surfaces are free from dust, dirt, residue, and debris resultant from abatement
                   operations or other activities subordinate to these operations.

         b.        The level of cleanliness has been approved by the CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT
                   MANAGER.

         c.        Air testing performed by the CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT MANAGER indicates
                   that the air in the work area is acceptable, as specified below.

3.       Clearance Sequence for work areas.

         a.        Wet clean and HEPA-vacuum all surfaces in the work areas.

         b.        Wet wipe and/or HEPA vacuum all equipment (excluding that which will be
                   needed for further cleaning phases) used in the work areas and remove it from
                   the work areas via the decontamination enclosure system. Any porous
                   equipment that cannot be properly cleaned shall be properly bagged or wrapped
                   in 6-mil polyethylene before removal from the regulated area.

         c.        Replace all pre-filters in air filtration devices with clean filters. Clean all air
                   filtration devices.

         d.        Notify CONSULTANT for observation to determine completeness of cleaning.
                   Work area will be observed for the presence of visible dust, dirt and debris. Re-
                   clean, and continue to clean at CONTRACTOR‟S expense, areas with observed
                   visible dust, dirt or debris.

         e.        Upon acceptance of cleaning by the CONSULTANT, mist all surfaces in the work
                   area (ceilings, walls and floor) with asbestos encapsulant. Wet all surfaces but
                   do not allow pooling of excess encapsulant to occur. Critical barriers shall
                   remain in place. Wipe excess encapsulant from finished surfaces (i.e. painted
                   walls not scheduled for demolition, etc.).

4.       Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) as applicable: After the work area is found to be
         visually clean, PCM air samples will be collected and analyzed.

         a.        If Release Criteria are not met, repeat Final Cleaning and continue Decon-
                   tamination procedure from that point.
         b.        If Release Criteria are met, proceed to remove the containment. Division II Site
                   Work



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                         CAM PROJECT NUMBER: 00034430

REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIAL

Preparation

Inspect work areas with the CONSULTANT to document unusual or unexpected conditions.
Establish barriers that demarcate the Regulated Areas. Barriers may range from barrier tape at
cleaning operations to double layers of polyethylene plastic at the containment, as appropriate.
Erect warning signs at the inner barrier in accordance with EPA and OSHA requirements.

Once the Regulated Area is established and the CONSULTANT or his designee is satisfied with
the construction of the NPE, asbestos work can begin. At that point, only individuals listed on
the authorized personnel list and authorized visitors may enter the Regulated Area, and no one
shall enter the work area without proper personal protective equipment, except emergency
personnel in response to their duties.

A.       Preparation of Mini Containment Glove Bag Areas (for Chilled Water Supply/Return Pipe
         Insulation Removal):
         1.      Isolate the work area as specified in Section 01527.
         2.      Maintain Sign In/Out log in immediate area of entrance to work area.
         3.      Deactivate any electrical equipment within the work area.
         4.      Remove any removable objects from the work area.
         5.      Cover all objects remaining in the work area with one layer of 4-mil polyethylene.
         6.      Shut down HVAC.
         7.      Install poly on floors that are not scheduled for abatement to minimize damage to
                 floors.
         8.      Install scaffolding necessary for access to abatement work and to support
                 polyethylene sheeting, if needed. All scaffolding equipment must be designed
                 and constructed by a competent person and inspected prior to each shift.
         9.      Install glove bag. Seal bag at ends and top. Tools should be inside bag prior to
                 installation. Insert spray wand to wet material with amended water.
         10.     Smoke test all glove bags prior to beginning removal.
         11      Install HEPA vacuum into glove bag.
         12.     Notify the CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT MANAGER for inspection of preparation
                 prior to any removal of asbestos occurs. The CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT
                 MANAGER may make modifications suited to actual site conditions.

B.       Preparation of Enclosure
         1.     Isolate the work area as specified above.
         2.     Maintain Sign In/Out log in immediate area of entrance to work area.
         3.     Deactivate any electrical equipment within the work area.
         4.     Remove any removable objects from the work area.
         5.     Cover all objects remaining in the work area with two layers of 6-mil polyethylene.
         6.     Shut down HVAC.
         7.     Install Critical Barriers consisting of two layers of true 6-mil polyethylene plastic
                over all openings into enclosure, including HVAC ducts in ceiling.
         8.     Install a three-stage (four airlock) decontamination unit consisting of a clean room,
                shower and equipment room at the entrance of the enclosure.


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         9.        Install a three-stage bagout facility that is not attached to the decontamination unit.
         10.       Install two (2) layers of true 6-mil polyethylene on the floor of the work area.
         11.       Filter shower water to a maximum size of 5 microns.
         12.       Install a manometer or magnehelic gauge to monitor differential pressure between
                   the inside and outside of the work area. The minimum differential pressure shall be
                   maintained at a level of no less than -0.02 inches of water column during the
                   removal of ACBM. The CONTRACTOR must obtain a differential pressure of -0.03
                   inches to begin abatement.
         13.       Notify the CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT MANAGER for inspection of preparation
                   before any removal of asbestos occurs. The CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT
                   MANAGER may make containment modifications suited to actual site conditions.

C.       Preparation of Mini-Containments (for Vibration Dampener Removal):

         1.        Isolate the work area as specified in Section 01527.
         2.        Maintain Sign In/Out log in immediate area of entrance to work area.
         3.        Deactivate any electrical equipment within the work area.
         4.        Remove any removable objects from the work area.
         5.        Cover all objects remaining in the work area with two layers of 6-mil polyethylene.
         6.        Shut down HVAC.
         7.        Install a mini-containment consisting of two layers of true 6-mil fire retardant
                   polyethylene sheeting at ceiling access point. After ceiling penetration, inverted
                   prep shall be utilized to fully enclose ductwork at sensor penetration points.
         8.        Install a remote decon utilizing true 6-mil polyethylene sheeting contiguous to the
                   mini containment in accordance with 40 CFR 763 Subpart E, Appendix B.
         9.        Install HEPA Vacuum.
         10.       Install recording manometer to monitor differential pressure between inside and
                   outside the work area. The minimum differential pressure shall be maintained at a
                   level of no less than -0.02 inches of water column during the removal of ACBM.




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Removal

Remove and properly dispose of all asbestos containing materials as specified in the Contact
Documents in accordance with the methods and procedures outlined in OSHA 29 CFR
1926.1101, the Texas Department of State Health Services rules and more stringently specified
within.

Maintain exposure levels below 0.10 fibers per cubic centimeter (f/cc) regardless of the
respiratory protection provided. The CONSULTANT reserves the right to order a cease in
abatement activity should fiber counts exceed the PEL, or visible emissions are observed, until
control measures are implemented to reduce fiber levels below the PEL and/or eliminate visible
emissions.

A.       Removal of Fitting Insulation Material:
         1.   Two people are required to perform glove bag removal.
         2.   Wet asbestos-containing materials after placing glove bag with amended water to
              sufficiently saturate material to the substrate. Spray the material repeatedly during
              the removal process to maintain the wet condition. The asbestos containing
              materials will be immediately double bagged in 6-mil poly bags and sealed in a
              gooseneck manner. All bagged RACM must be visibly wet.
         3.   Label bags with the date of removal, OWNER/generator‟s name, CONTRACTOR‟s
              name and location (address) of removal site.
         4.   Transport double bagged material to 6-mil double poly lined closed top dumpster.
         5.   After removal of the fitting insulation, thoroughly wet clean and HEPA vacuum all
              surfaces within the glove bag until no visible debris can be found.
         6.   Decontaminate and/or double-bag all equipment and remove from the work area.
         7.   Notify the CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT MANAGER for visual inspection of
              cleanliness.

B.       Removal and cleanup of floor tile & mastic.
         1.     All material must be sufficiently wetted with amended water before it is disturbed.
                Material must be immediately bagged in OSHA approved asbestos disposal bags.
                Before removal of ACBM, wet asbestos-containing materials at cutting points with
                amended water to sufficiently saturate material to the substrate. Spray the material
                repeatedly during the removal process to maintain the wet condition. Removed
                materials will be immediately double bagged in 6-mil poly bags and sealed in a
                gooseneck manner. All bagged RACM must be visibly wet.
         2.     Double wrap or double-bag ACWM in leak-tight containers, sealing bags in a
                „gooseneck‟ manner. Label in accordance with OSHA, EPA, USDOT, and
                TDSHS regulations prior to removing them from the Regulated Areas.
         3.     Transport double bagged material to 6-mil double poly-lined closed-top, locked
                dumpster.
         3.     After removal of the floor tile mastic, thoroughly wet clean and HEPA vacuum all
                surfaces within the containment until no visible debris can be found.
         4.    Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) methods will be employed, if necessary,
                during containment tear down.
         5.     Decontaminate and/or double-bag all equipment and remove from the work area.
         7. Notify OWNER‟S Representative for visual inspection of cleanliness.




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C.       Removal of HVAC Duct Insulation Mastic Material:
         1.   Wet asbestos-containing materials with amended water to sufficiently saturate
              material to the substrate. Spray the material repeatedly during the removal
              process to maintain the wet condition. The asbestos containing materials will be
              immediately double bagged in 6-mil poly bags and sealed in a gooseneck manner.
              All bagged RACM must be visibly wet.
         2.   Label bags with the date of removal, OWNER/generator‟s name, CONTRACTOR‟s
              name and location (address) of removal site.
         3.   Transport double bagged material to 6-mil double poly lined closed top dumpster.
         4.   After removal of the fitting insulation, thoroughly wet clean and HEPA vacuum all
              surfaces within the mini-containment until no visible debris can be found.
         5.   Decontaminate and/or double-bag all equipment and remove from the work area.
         6.   Notify the CONSULTANT‟S PROJECT MANAGER for visual inspection of
              cleanliness.




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02084 DISPOSAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING WASTE MATERIAL

A.       Dispose of ACM and used plastic sheeting, tape, cleaning materials and disposable
         protective clothing as asbestos containing waste materials.

B.       Double wrap or double-bag ACWM in leak-tight containers, sealing bags in a „gooseneck‟
         manner. Label in accordance with OSHA, EPA, USDOT, and TDSHS regulations prior to
         removing them from the Regulated Areas.

C.       Waste must be loaded, stored and transported in a 6-mil, poly-lined truck or dumpster
         which can be locked or guarded from unauthorized access. Dumpster will remain closed
         and locked when not in use.

D.       Prepare for each dumpster a Texas Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and obtain a
         signature on the waste manifest from the OWNER or the OWNER‟S REPRESENTATIVE
         prior to transporting the waste.

E.       Dispose of asbestos waste in landfills approved by the EPA and/or the state as authorized
         disposal facilities for asbestos and operating in compliance with Title 40 CFR 61.156 at the
         time of disposal.

F.       Transport waste, accompanied by a manifest, to an approved waste site for disposal as
         asbestos waste and provide the CONSULTANT with a copy of the manifest signed by the
         waste disposal facility representative.




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                                    Certificate of Visual Inspection


Project:           Stilwell Technical Center
                   4801 9th Avenue
                   Port Arthur, Texas 77640



CONTRACTOR

I, ______________________________________ DO HEREBY DECLARE THAT I HAVE
VISUALLY INSPECTED ALL AREAS REQUIRING ASBESTOS ABATEMENT AND DO CERTIFY
THAT ALL ASBESTOS CONTAINING / CONTAMINATED MATERIALS HAVE BEEN REMOVED
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS AS SUPPLIED.


TITLE: ____________________________________________________________________

SIGNATURE: __________________________________ DATE: ______________________



CONSULTANT’S PROJECT MANAGER

I, ______________________________________ DO HEREBY DECLARE THAT I HAVE
ACCOMPANIED THE ABATEMENT CONTRACTOR AND VISUALLY INSPECTED ALL
AREAS REQUIRING ASBESTOS ABATEMENT AND DO CERTIFY THAT ALL ASBESTOS
CONTAINING / CONTAMINATED MATERIALS HAVE BEEN REMOVED IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THE PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS AS SUPPLIED.


TITLE: _____________________________________________________________________

SIGNATURE: __________________________________ DATE: _______________________




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                           Consultant’s Letter of Authorization



May 7, 2010


To Whom It May Concern:


I, Ronald E. Fife, TDSHS Individual Asbestos Consultant, License #10-5619, authorize the
following to perform the duties of Project Manager and observe the adherence to project
specifications during the asbestos abatement, and conduct a visual survey after the completion of
the asbestos abatement work, on my behalf and on behalf of CAM Environmental Services,
TDSHS Asbestos Consultant Agency License #10-0083:

Ronnie Allen, TDSHS Project Manager License #50-0996
Robert Hanks, TDSHS Project Manager License # 50-1271
Barry Foster, TDSHS Project Manager License # 50-1249


If there are any questions, please contact me at 713-920-8919.

Sincerely,


Sincerely,




Ronald E. Fife, REM
TDSHS IAC # 10-5619




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