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Transportation officials try to ease asbestos concerns - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Transportation officials try to ease asbestos concernsLas Vegas Review-JournalA University of Nevada, Las Vegas geology researcher discovered traces of asbestos in the area in December. The Transportation Department, collaborating with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada on the 15-mile Boulder City ...and more » ...Read More

Wunderlich factory: victims and families of those with asbestos-related ... - ABC Online

ABC OnlineWunderlich factory: victims and families of those with asbestos-related ...ABC OnlineVictims and the families of those who were struck by asbestos-related illness, linked to a former factory in Melbourne's west, have spoken of their shock and anger at having been exposed to the deadly material. It has emerged this month that dozens of ...and more » ...Read More

Hope for asbestos victims as Supreme Court awards landmark victory - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukHope for asbestos victims as Supreme Court awards landmark victoryMirror.co.ukA landmark Supreme Court victory for an family of asbestos cancer victim Percy has opened the doors for other victims to seek damages. Percy McDonald from Devon died aged 83 in February a week before the Supreme Court began hearing his case.Supreme Court victory for mesothelioma sufferers: Asbestos cancer victims can ...The IndependentGovernment agrees to pay damages to asbestos workers after Supreme Court winThe ...Read More

UPenn's Interdisciplinary Research Seeks to Track Ambler's Asbestos Legacy - Insurance Journal

UPenn's Interdisciplinary Research Seeks to Track Ambler's Asbestos LegacyInsurance JournalJoe Amento, a lifelong resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, was 53 when he died of a rare cancer with one main cause — exposure to asbestos. He was fine at Christmas 2002. In January, a pain in his side kept him awake at night. He was found to have the ... ...Read More

Asbestos removal starts at Clovis 'haunted house;' demolition to follow - Fresno Bee

Fresno BeeAsbestos removal starts at Clovis 'haunted house;' demolition to followFresno BeeAn asbestos removal worker walks by the sealed-up Wolfe Manor in Clovis, formerly the old Clovis Sanitarium. It was built as a private residence in 1922 on Clovis Avenue, south of Shaw Avenue. Reputed as being haunted, the building has been deemed as ...Haunted Wolfe Manor mansion to be demolishedKTRK-TVHaunted Wolfe Manor mansion in Clovis to be demolishedABC30.comall 5 news articles » ...Read More

OSHA investigating Hillsboro Fire & Rescue; department held training at ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

OSHA investigating Hillsboro Fire & Rescue; department held training at ...The Oregonian - OregonLive.comThe incidents marked the second time the city found asbestos at the site, composed of five properties at the corner of Southeast Ninth Avenue and Maple Street. The city plans to build additional parking there for the library and Shute Park Aquatic and ... ...Read More

'Biggest asbestos tragedy since Wittenoom' faces Melbourne suburb - ABC Online

ABC Online'Biggest asbestos tragedy since Wittenoom' faces Melbourne suburbABC OnlineAn asbestos factory in Melbourne's western suburbs may have affected nearby residents and left dust in homes, even 30 years after it closed, in what's been described as Australia's worst asbestos tragedy since Wittenoom. ...Read More

Asbestos bombshell: Govt knew about Mr Fluffy risk 25 years ago - Sydney Morning Herald

Asbestos bombshell: Govt knew about Mr Fluffy risk 25 years agoSydney Morning HeraldThe Commonwealth received expert medical advice more than 25 years ago warning Canberra's death rate to mesothelioma would almost certainly rise if people lived with Mr Fluffy insulation and that children were particularly vulnerable to harm from the ... ...Read More

Penn study seeks to track Ambler's asbestos legacy - Philly.com

Philly.comPenn study seeks to track Ambler's asbestos legacyPhilly.comThis is the first research program that tackles the problem of asbestos with an interdisciplinary team, "and the synergy there will solve some sticky problems," said William Suk, director of the Superfund research program within the National Institute ... ...Read More

8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay open - Huntington Beach Independent

OCRegister8 Ocean View schools tested for asbestos will stay openHuntington Beach IndependentOak View Elementary School students exit buses Thursday afternoon on their return from Walter Knott Elementary in Buena Park, their temporary school while asbestos is removed from above ceiling tiles at Oak View. (SCOTT SMELTZER, HB Independent ...Ocean View School District: 8 schools found safe in asbestos probeOCRegisterall 3 news articles » ...Read More