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Asbestos Violations

Update on Banning Asbestos in the United States

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 ...

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Asbestos in Philadelphia Schools Reminds Us All to be Thankful Around the Holidays

As we approach the holidays, we often reflect upon what we are thankful for. We also reflect upon loved ones who have lost their battle to an illness. Being diagnosed with cancer is life altering. For some, it seems to paralyze them, for others it gives them a whole different ...

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Rochester Judge Sentences Developer for Exposing Workers to Asbestos

2019-03-25T17:30:22-04:00September 9th, 2017|Asbestos Violations|

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, ...

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Kilgore College Being Investigated by State and Federal Officials Over Allegations of Asbestos Mishandling and Cover Up

2019-03-20T09:10:21-04:00September 9th, 2017|Asbestos Violations|

Kilgore College is nestled in the beautiful town of Kilgore, TX, among the forests, lakes and rivers. But a campus employee claims the idyllic setting is marred by potential asbestos hazards. The campus facilities director alleges that over the past few years there has been improper handling of asbestos, and ...

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Kilgore College Cleared of Asbestos Allegations

2019-03-27T14:07:26-04:00April 21st, 2015|Asbestos Violations|

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 ...

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