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Feds Investigate Illinois Firm Fined for Exposing Staff to Asbestos

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration proceedings against an Illinois construction company fined for allegedly importing Mexican workers to remove asbestos are on hold as federal officials look into possible criminal activity by the company. OSHA last year fined Joseph …

Idaho Ski Park Developer Settles with EPA Over Asbestos Violation

A Boise, Idaho, ski and snowboard park developer has agreed to pay the federal government $10,000 to settle a claim that it violated asbestos removal regulations. The Idaho Statesman reports that Gateway Parks LLC was accused of not giving the …

Contractor Sentenced to Prison in Michigan Asbestos Removal Case

A contractor has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for failing to properly remove asbestos from an old church in Bay City, Mich. The church was converted into a charter school, Bay City Academy. Roy Bradley Sr. was …

Only 2 Inspectors For Asbestos Projects in Iowa

Two inspectors are responsible for making sure thousands of asbestos-removal projects are being properly handled in Iowa each year. The Des Moines Register reported that the lack of inspections at asbestos removal projects was highlighted by problems at a downtown …