Monthly Archives: December 2016

Bush to Reopen Closed Dorm after Asbestos Removal

Bush Hall will be undergoing renovation this year. The renovation works are underway at its closed dorm, situated on East Green. Christine Sheets, the asst. vice president of Capital & Facilities Planning, says the upcoming changes are going to benefit … Continue reading

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Library Asbestos Abatement Expense Rises

Farmington, CT – Cleaning up the asbestos material in the old Farmington library (main branch) will cost the Davis County approximately $24000 over the lowest received bid. The apparent lowest bidder for this project left out certain vital information in … Continue reading

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Wilton Recycling Fined $7,500.00 for Asbestos Violations

Wilton, Maine – Wilton Recycling has been ordered to pay a penalty of $7500 for its role in a hazard involving asbestos at a former mill site, the DEP (Department of Environmental Protection), says. Adam Mack, the owner of the … Continue reading

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DEP Fines Contractor for Violating Asbestos Regulations

Dartmouth, NH – A tank removal firm on a tearing down project at Massachusetts Dartmouth University (UMD) in year 2010 has been fined $10887 by the United States Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for violating federal asbestos regulations. Wakefield-based Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Asbestos Litigation Trends Exposed

11 Judges to Attend Perrin Conferences’ Asbestos Litigation Conference: A National Overview & Outlook -Distinguished members of the bench to share insights on complex litigation Berwyn, PA – July 16 – Perrin Conferences today announced 11 judges, from the East, … Continue reading

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School Board to Sell Schenley High in PIT

Pittsburgh, PA – The PIT Public School Board decided on Wednesday to sell the former Schenley H.S. in Oakland. The decision got a 5-4 vote. The board then voted for seeking bids to renovate the old building, which was closed … Continue reading

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7 Companies Cited by OSHA for Exposing Asbestos

San Antonio – The United States Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 7 construction firms – 3 contractors from Miami and 4 subcontractors from San Antonio – with a number of violations, including 45 serious ones, … Continue reading

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Judge Vacates Part of $90 M Verdict in Asbestos Case

Bloomington – A jury award in relation with a last year verdict against 4 firms has been reduced from $90 M to $8.4 M by a judge in McLean County. The companies were blamed for allegedly exposing a man negligently … Continue reading

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Danvers High Wing Demolition Delayed after the Discovery of Asbestos

Danvers – Demolition of a 3-story Danvers High Dunn Wing has been postponed because of the finding of asbestos material in the adhesives used for gluing in windows. The plan was to tear down the building prior to the beginning … Continue reading

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Opdivo (nivolumab) Price: $143,000

Payers beware: Bristol-Myers prices PD-1 cancer med at $143,000 in Japan In this article published September 4, 2014 By Tracy Staton it is reported that the cost for a new cancer drug will be $143k. Not sure if that is … Continue reading

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