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Asbestos: The Hidden Danger Inside Your Home - Pager Publications, Inc.

Asbestos: The Hidden Danger Inside Your HomePager Publications, Inc.If you live in a home built before the 1970s, it likely contains pockets of asbestos used during its construction. Known for its durability and heat resistance, the material was used for decades in everything from pipe insulation and ceiling tiles, to ...and more » ...Read More

Wakefield company settles claims of illegal asbestos work - Wicked Local Wakefield

Wakefield company settles claims of illegal asbestos workWicked Local WakefieldAttorney General Maura Healey recently announced that the general contractor in charge of the demolition of the former South Shore YMCA building in downtown Quincy and a Wakefield-based environmental consultant hired to monitor the demolition work ... ...Read More

The Fight to Ban Asbestos | History, Progress & Challenges - Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness CenterThe Fight to Ban Asbestos | History, Progress & ChallengesMesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness CenterThough asbestos is a known carcinogen, it is still not banned in the United States. Learn about challenges and progress being made toward banning this toxin.and more » ...Read More

Occupational Asbestos Exposure - Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness CenterOccupational Asbestos ExposureMesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness CenterFor centuries, asbestos was viewed as a valuable material for many different industries, ranging from construction to the production of various consumer goods. The durability, heat resistance and cost-effectiveness of asbestos made it a “miracle” material. ...Read More

Email of district's asbestos plan a routine document - Paducah Sun

Email of district's asbestos plan a routine documentPaducah SunSome parents of McCracken County students were concerned last week after an email was sent out describing the district's asbestos management plan. Facilities Director Todd Jackson said the email was nothing more than a form parents and staff get every ... ...Read More

Alphington must wait for 'Tesla town' as dispute over asbestos clean ... - The Age

The AgeAlphington must wait for 'Tesla town' as dispute over asbestos clean ...The AgeIt's billed as a "Tesla town" – a $2 billion eco-development set to grace the banks of the Yarra in Alphington. But the building of this new, solar-powered suburb ...and more » ...Read More

Commissioners approve asbestos removal - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Midland Reporter-TelegramCommissioners approve asbestos removalMidland Reporter-TelegramCommissioner Randy Prude of Precinct 4 said the county is in the process of closing on a facility located near its courthouse. The commissioners' court on Monday approved removing asbestos from the building, a process that would start after closing. ...Read More

Asbestos In Power Plant Valves Gave Man Cancer, Jury Told - Law360 (subscription)

Asbestos In Power Plant Valves Gave Man Cancer, Jury ToldLaw360 (subscription)Law360, Los Angeles (July 24, 2017, 10:59 PM EDT) -- Counsel for a man with mesothelioma told a South Carolina jury during opening statements on Monday that the man got his terminal illness from the thousands of asbestos-containing valves in the power ... ...Read More

Justice Stores Pull Kids' Makeup After Asbestos Claims (VIDEO) - Newsy

NewsyJustice Stores Pull Kids' Makeup After Asbestos Claims (VIDEO)NewsyJustice pulled its Just Shine Shimmer Powder after a North Carolina news station claimed it contained asbestos.and more » ...Read More

Crews start asbestos abatement work at former Woodhaven site - Rome Sentinel

Crews start asbestos abatement work at former Woodhaven siteRome SentinelAsbestos abatement has begun at the former Woodhaven apartment complex, and demolition of the housing there could begin as soon as next week, according to city Public Works Commissioner Butch Conover. The contractor for the project, Bronze ... ...Read More