Archives for: August 2017

NY Congressman Pushes for Firefighter Registry to Track Cancer Rates, Dangers from Asbestos and Other Toxins

Posted on August 15, 2017 by

Firefighters have one of the most dangerous jobs. Each day they face extreme heat, flames, dangers from collapsing buildings and undue physical and emotional stress. Unfortunately, they also face danger from exposure to invisible threats, such as carbon monoxide gas… Keep Reading

Libby, Montana Gets Additional EPA Funds for Asbestos Cleanup 

Posted on August 8, 2017 by

In an ongoing effort to clean up the remaining properties identified within the Libby Superfund site, home of the former W.R. Grace vermiculite mine that was found to have an asbestos deposit in the mine, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency… Keep Reading

St. Louis Neighborhood Residents Call On EPA Over Asbestos Concerns From Fire in Abandoned Building

Posted on August 1, 2017 by

After a July 12 fire destroyed the Clemens House, an historic abandoned building in the Carr Square neighborhood in St. Louis, residents concerned about debris in their backyards reached out to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and city officials over… Keep Reading