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Cleanup Plan Approved for Asbestos-Contaminated Montana Town - ABC News

Cleanup Plan Approved for Asbestos-Contaminated Montana TownABC NewsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval on Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning. The agency's action comes more than ...and more » ...Read More

Asbestos abatement coming to Deer Path Middle School - Chicago Tribune

Asbestos abatement coming to Deer Path Middle SchoolChicago TribuneIt's going to be a busy summer at Deer Path Middle School, where officials say carpeting and asbestos will be removed and replaced with new tile in the east building. On Jan. 26, the District 67 Board of Education approved paying $266,000 to Husar ... ...Read More

Ministry Says Nahariya Should Not Grow Until Asbestos Is Removed - Haaretz

HaaretzMinistry Says Nahariya Should Not Grow Until Asbestos Is RemovedHaaretzThe Environmental Protection Ministry is recommending that no new building permits be issued for northern Nahariya because the area is contaminated with asbestos. It said new residents should not be brought into the area because of the danger posed by ... ...Read More

Sen. Flake bill requires transparency on asbestos claims - azcentral.com

azcentral.comSen. Flake bill requires transparency on asbestos claimsazcentral.comThe debate pits business interests that say the legislation is needed to prevent fraud against trial lawyers, groups representing asbestos victims, unions and a large number of veterans groups that counter the proposal is unnecessary and will put those ... ...Read More

Orlando firefighter training to change after crews exposed to asbestos - WFTV Orlando

WFTV OrlandoOrlando firefighter training to change after crews exposed to asbestosWFTV OrlandoThe city of Orlando is looking to change the way it does live fire training after firefighters said their health was put in danger from being exposed to asbestos. A dozen firefighters were exposed to the hazardous substance inside an abandoned ...Firefighter News: Orlando Firefighter Training to Change After Asbestos ExposureFireEngineering.comall 2 news articles » ...Read More

Local post office workers concerned over asbestos - Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune

Local post office workers concerned over asbestosMount Pleasant Daily TribuneThe Tribune requested confirmation of the reports of asbestos by Anderson last Monday, but was referred to the postal service's district corporate communications office in Dallas. The day following the Tribune's inquiry, employees reported they were ...and more » ...Read More

Asbestos Exposure at Gateway Arch Closes Museum - Asbestos.com

Asbestos.comAsbestos Exposure at Gateway Arch Closes MuseumAsbestos.comAn asbestos exposure mishap at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis not only delayed a renovation project at an estimated cost of $350,000, but it also exposed park service employees and others to the cancer-causing mineral. And now there's uncertainty as to ... ...Read More

Asbestos Taskforce head Andrew Kefford defends changes to land rent for Fluffy owners - The Canberra Times

The Canberra TimesAsbestos Taskforce head Andrew Kefford defends changes to land rent for Fluffy ownersThe Canberra TimesAsbestos Taskforce head Andrew Kefford says changes to the land rent scheme are necessary to prevent Fluffy owners making windfall gains. Mr Kefford was commenting as the ACT parliament prepares to finalise new rules this week that force Fluffy owners ... ...Read More

Charity's horror at discoveries of asbestos in Derby - Derby Telegraph

Derby TelegraphCharity's horror at discoveries of asbestos in DerbyDerby TelegraphTHE honorary chairman of a Derbyshire charity which helps people affected by asbestos has told of his horror at incidents where the deadly material was found in a lane and fly-tipped in a garage. David Trigg, of Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team, said ... ...Read More

Hershel Gober: Asbestos bill an injustice to veterans - Battle Creek Enquirer

Battle Creek EnquirerHershel Gober: Asbestos bill an injustice to veteransBattle Creek EnquirerThe so-called FACT Act (H.R. 1927) will make it harder for Americans who are sick and dying from asbestos-triggered disease to obtain compensation from the corporations responsible for their exposure. The bill is backed by some of the biggest ... ...Read More