Asbestos Violations

Asbestos exposure is the leading cause of most people that are diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, and is linked to the deaths of approximately 40,000 Americans a year. Those deaths are caused by lung cancer, asbestosis, cancer of the larynx, and ovarian cancer. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is…

In March, we reported on the Rochester property developer convicted of violating the Clean Air Act asbestos work practice standards involving asbestos removal and disturbance. Now, a New York judge has sentenced the man for exposing workers to asbestos during a construction project. According to a June 20 press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office,…

In December, we reported on the investigation being conducted at Kilgore College after an employee claimed there was a risk of asbestos exposure to employees on campus. Now, the investigation is closed with no violations found at the Texas school. The investigation began when the campus facilities director alleged that…