Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mesothelioma Survival Rates May Double

In an article just published in the Toronto Star, a revolutionary new mesothelioma cancer treatment offers asbestos cancer victims new hope. Doctors John Cho and Dr. Marc de Perrot have announced a new medical technique that seems to have more … Continue reading

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Window Removal Raises Asbestos Concerns

North Brookfield – According to school officials, windows’ replacement at the elementary will start on Friday, even though there are concerns of asbestos removal in the window caulk during school time. John Provost, the School Superintendent, said every window in … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism For Stem Cell Treatments

Turn Page on Next Chapter in Regenerative Medicine at World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress Panel discussion and workshop examines “Innovations in Stem Cell Treatments and Regenerative Medicine,” Sunday, Sept. 20, in Washington, D.C. Palm Beach Gardens, FL –  … Continue reading

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Contractor Cited for Asbestos Abatement Safety Violations

A hazardous substance removal firm in Boynton Beach working on Palm Beach Outlet (West Palm Beach) project was cited for causing a deadly asbestos accident last summer and issued a fine of $10,780. The OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) … Continue reading

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Asbestos Ceiling Tiles Finally Removed from Schools

Special crews in hazmat wears came a few days back and removed the ceiling tiles which contained asbestos material from the Asbury Middle School, central office of the Marshall County Schools, and Marshall Tech. School maintenance workers will come to … Continue reading

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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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Even Extremely Low Levels of Asbestos Fibers Dangerous

Libby, Montana – Federal officials expect they can finish the risk study for guiding the asbestos-tainted Libby cleanup by the end of year 2014. A scientists’ panel recently said that even a miniature amount of asbestos fibers can create lung … 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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OH Demolition Projects to Lag due to Asbestos Removal Costs

Zanesville, OH – Aging houses constructed prior to the 1980s usually contain carcinogenic asbestos material that were used in certain insulation, plasters, tiles, piping, joint compounds and paints. Apart from this health risk, these houses are also giving a headache … Continue reading

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Contractor Sentenced to Confinement in Asbestos Home

Camden, NJ – A man from Bergen County (NJ) was sentenced recently to 3 years of probation, which includes home confinement for 6 months, after he was charged with conspiring to breach the federal CAA (Clean Air Act) in connection … Continue reading

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