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State agrees to pay asbestos victims $24M - Daily Inter Lake

The MissoulianState agrees to pay asbestos victims $24MDaily Inter LakeThe state of Montana has agreed to pay just over $24 million to victims of asbestos disease to settle claims that state health officials did not warn Libby residents about the toxic exposure created by the W.R. Grace & Co. vermiculite mine. Asbestos ...US--Asbestos Town-LawsuitYahoo NewsMontana asbestos victims to get $25 million from stateBismarck Tribuneall 7 news articles » ...Read More

EPA: 'Last Call' for Asbestos Cleanup in Libby, Montana - Asbestos.com

EPA: 'Last Call' for Asbestos Cleanup in Libby, MontanaAsbestos.comThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made a “last call” at the Libby Asbestos Superfund site, giving residential and commercial property owners one final chance to benefit from its asbestos cleanup efforts. Property owners in Libby and ... ...Read More

Libby Asbestos Victims Win $25 Million Settlement from State ... - Flathead Beacon

Flathead BeaconLibby Asbestos Victims Win $25 Million Settlement from State ...Flathead BeaconMore than 1,000 victims of asbestos-related disease have reached a $25 million settlement over claims that Montana health officials failed to warn Libby miners ...Montanans Settle Asbestos Mine Cases for $23 MillionCourthouse News Serviceall 3 news articles » ...Read More

Asbestos illegally dumped near primary school in Yagoona - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldAsbestos illegally dumped near primary school in YagoonaThe Sydney Morning HeraldInvestigations are under way after a large pile of asbestos was found dumped in a laneway in Sydney's west.and more » ...Read More

Davidson Mill Redevelopment Unearths Asbestos, Old Tensions - WFAE

WFAEDavidson Mill Redevelopment Unearths Asbestos, Old TensionsWFAEA plan to redevelop an old mill in downtown Davidson has led to the discovery - or re-discovery - of disease-causing asbestos on the site and around the neighborhood. As officials figure out how to clean it up, historical fears and concerns have ... ...Read More

Allegations Of Unpaid Wages And Benefits Hit Asbestos Cleanup Firms04:37 - WBUR

WBURAllegations Of Unpaid Wages And Benefits Hit Asbestos Cleanup Firms04:37WBURFederal prosecutors are investigating an asbestos-removal company active in the Boston area to see whether the firm withheld wages and benefits from workers, according to people familiar with the matter. The case is part of widening U.S. Justice ... ...Read More

'Take-Home' Asbestos Means A Duty Of Care In California - Law360 (subscription)

'Take-Home' Asbestos Means A Duty Of Care In CaliforniaLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (January 20, 2017, 11:35 AM EST) -- Last month, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling on two coordinated “take-home” asbestos exposure cases, in which it held that employers using asbestos in the workplace have a duty of care ... ...Read More

Asbestos analyst fakes air testing certificates | Construction Enquirer - Construction Enquirer

Construction EnquirerAsbestos analyst fakes air testing certificates | Construction EnquirerConstruction EnquirerAn asbestos analyst has been fined after he falsified an asbestos air clearance certificate on a construction site in Manchester. Barrie-Lyons2. The site were ...and more » ...Read More

Asbestos 'hazard' found in portions of Reitz Union - The Independent Florida Alligator

The Independent Florida AlligatorAsbestos 'hazard' found in portions of Reitz UnionThe Independent Florida AlligatorPortions of the Reitz Union are contaminated with asbestos — and they have been for more than a month, although UF's spokespeople were unaware. Signs in front of the taped-off Arts and Crafts Center and the employee hallway warn passersby of the ... ...Read More

Calgary mom frightened, frustrated after sudden asbestos vacate ... - CBC.ca

CBC.caCalgary mom frightened, frustrated after sudden asbestos vacate ...CBC.caKarise Letourneau was shocked when her co-op office called to say the air in her home had tested positive for asbestos — and that she'd have to continue to ...and more » ...Read More