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Wunderlich factory: Houses around Melbourne factory given all clear over ... - ABC Online

ABC OnlineWunderlich factory: Houses around Melbourne factory given all clear over ...ABC OnlineEnvironmental testing has found no detectable levels of asbestos in homes tested around a former factory in Melbourne's west, despite an increase in local mesothelioma cases. The Wunderlich factory in Sunshine North manufactured asbestos sheeting until ...More Vic asbestos tests despite clearanceNEWS.com.auIt's deadly: Asbestos awareness monthHawkesbury Gazetteall 10 news articles » ...Read More

Asbestos Fraud Sunshine - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAsbestos Fraud SunshineWall Street JournalAsbestos claims drove gasket-maker Garlock Sealing Technologies into bankruptcy in 2010, and the tort bar demanded the company hand over $1.3 billion. Judge Hodges allowed for discovery into some of the claims and issued an opinion skewering the ...Belluck & Fox Wants Garlock Asbestos Suit Moved To NYLaw360 (subscription)all 4 news articles » ...Read More

Asbestos legacy: The families fighting for compensation - BBC News

BBC NewsAsbestos legacy: The families fighting for compensationBBC NewsMany consider asbestos to be an uncomfortable relic of industrial history - but families across the UK continue to live with its legacy. Thousands are still being diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses every year. For many of them, it is just the ...Many consider asbestos to...Seattle Sports Nutall 3 news articles » ...Read More

Asbestos find on arts precinct site - Stuff.co.nz

Asbestos find on arts precinct siteStuff.co.nzTwo of 20 preliminary test samples contained low levels of asbestos in the surface material of the lot - made up of demolition rubble, gravel and dust. Christchurch Central Development Unit deputy director Baden Ewart said it was only legally obliged ... ...Read More

Families trapped in the Mr Fluffy asbestos nightmare - The Australian

ABC OnlineFamilies trapped in the Mr Fluffy asbestos nightmareThe AustralianThe caller was an asbestos assessor. The news was stomach-churning. The 1972 three-bedroom house in the north Canberra suburb of Latham that Ziolkowski and her husband Andrew had called home for the past three years was riddled with the silent ...Mr Fluffy home owners set to lose out againThe Canberra TimesMr Fluffy buy back ignores South EastBega District NewsACT land release program acceleration touted in response to Mr ...Read More

Residents express health concerns related to asbestos abatement at Mount ... - Staten Island Advance - SILive.com

Staten Island Advance - SILive.comResidents express health concerns related to asbestos abatement at Mount ...Staten Island Advance - SILive.comAnd just last month she had another health-related concern, when asbestos was being removed from two buildings at Mount Manresa to make way for 250 townhouses. The Rosebank resident says she suffered a burning sensation in her nose for two weeks. ...Read More

County crews clean up asbestos dumped along 32nd - KREM.com (subscription)

KREM.com (subscription)County crews clean up asbestos dumped along 32ndKREM.com (subscription)Most bags contained some type of construction material that looked similar to asbestos. "There's guys in hazmat suits out here doing it so this morning I saw that and thought well maybe there's something worse in the bags than what we thought," said ... ...Read More

Brisbane asbestos deaths: panel set up to investigate - Courier Mail

Courier MailBrisbane asbestos deaths: panel set up to investigateCourier MailLocal children used to play in piles of waste in the grounds and a contaminated creek nearby and took broken sheets of asbestos and dust-covered sacks from the factory. Mr Maynard said health protection unit staff had obtained data from Cancer Council ... ...Read More

Bags containing asbestos left along 32nd and Eastern - KREM.com (subscription)

KREM.com (subscription)Bags containing asbestos left along 32nd and EasternKREM.com (subscription)A viewer called KREM 2 News wondering why plastic bags containing asbestos had not been removed from their street after they had been illegally dumped. The woman said six bags were left along 32nd and Eastern overnight in Spokane County. KREM 2 ...and more » ...Read More

Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis: capital's different type of disaster - The Canberra Times

ABC OnlineMr Fluffy asbestos crisis: capital's different type of disasterThe Canberra TimesThe Commonwealth Government's decision to offer a $1 billion loan to the ACT for the Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis stands in marked contrast to the help it has offered to victims of most disasters declared around Australia. Employment Minister Eric Abetz ...Mr Fluffy asbestos: commonwealth offers $1bn to demolish Canberra homesThe GuardianMr Fluffy explainer: Asbestos taskforce details compensation scheme fo ...Read More