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Asbestos in Scotland remains a 'health time bomb' - BBC News - BBC News

BBC NewsAsbestos in Scotland remains a 'health time bomb' - BBC NewsBBC NewsThe use of asbestos in Scottish schools has created a health "time bomb", medical and legal experts have claimed. An increasing number of people are coming ...Asbestos in schools could cause 'health time bomb' - STVSTV NewsProfessionals warn of asbestos time bombScottish Legal NewsScots children are at risk from asbestos in schools, warn expertsHerald ScotlandThe Sunday Postall 5 news articles&nb ...Read More

State asbestos oversight over Beech-Nut remains unclear as feds act - Albany Times Union

State asbestos oversight over Beech-Nut remains unclear as feds actAlbany Times UnionThe state Labor Department, which enforces federal asbestos safety rules, had no comment Thursday about an order issued April 13 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency against Beech-Nut. The company had sold its former Canajoharie plant in 2013 ... ...Read More

Asbestos safety fears at Anglesey's Wylfa nuclear site - BBC News - BBC News

Asbestos safety fears at Anglesey's Wylfa nuclear site - BBC NewsBBC NewsAn enforcement notice is served to Magnox Ltd who are removing nuclear waste from the plant.and more » ...Read More

Maine's rate of asbestos deaths is highest in nation | WGME - WGME

WGMEMaine's rate of asbestos deaths is highest in nation | WGMEWGMESTATEWIDE (BDN) -- Cancer linked to asbestos is killing residents in Maine at the highest rate in the country, decades after the implementation of federal ...and more » ...Read More

The Government of Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam Convention - Yahoo Finance

The Government of Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam ConventionYahoo FinanceIn December 2016, the Government of Canada announced a government-wide strategy to protect Canadians from exposure to asbestos. As part of this strategy, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Health Canada are developing new regulations to ...and more » ...Read More

County to get asbestos review of building slated for demo - Morris Sun Tribune

Morris Sun TribuneCounty to get asbestos review of building slated for demoMorris Sun TribuneThe county does not want asbestos in the landfill. Young said after the meeting the asbestos survey will determine if any material needs to be stripped out of the building before demolition. The board approved a contract with West Central Environmental ... ...Read More

Finley homes prepare for asbestos fix - The Border Mail

The Border MailFinley homes prepare for asbestos fixThe Border MailBERRIGAN Council's mayor hopes land affected by loose-fill asbestos will be offered for sale promptly after its remediation. Matthew Hannan said many of the 19 Berrigan properties with the dangerous material had been sold to the NSW government, fenced ... ...Read More

Asbestos removal begins at jail - Alpena News

Asbestos removal begins at jailAlpena NewsALPENA — Work to remove asbestos from areas in the Alpena County Jail will begin in the coming weeks, but it is still unknown if there is more or how much more there could be in the facility. During the Alpena County Board of Commissioners Finance ... ...Read More

NAPA, Genuine Parts found liable in asbestos-related death - Auto Service World

Auto Service WorldNAPA, Genuine Parts found liable in asbestos-related deathAuto Service WorldA jury has found NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Corp. liable in the asbestos-related death of a heavy equipment operator and awarded his survivors $81.5 million. Jerry “Doy” Coogan died in 2015 of complications from mesothelioma, a cancer that is ... ...Read More

Wakefield Regional Council named best asbestos campaigner - Clare Northern Argus

Clare Northern ArgusWakefield Regional Council named best asbestos campaignerClare Northern ArgusThe award was won leading up to National Asbestos Awareness month and invited governments, businesses, associations and individuals from all over the nation to help increase awareness of the dangers of asbestos at grassroots level. “There are buildings ... ...Read More