Firefighters are training in old building with asbestos

Around 130 North Carolina firefighters were reportedly ordered to train on a building that was constructed with asbestos-containing materials, according to local station, WSOCTV. The stations reports that firefighters trained at an old Sears department store building in Gastonia, where asbestos was found below the roof. The firefighters told local news station that they started training on […]

Read More

Contractor sues state of Montana for reportedly failing to crack down on asbestos violations

An asbestos-disposal contractor in Montana is taking state officials to court for reportedly failing to enforce asbestos violations rules. AP reports that Ingraham Environmental of Butte filed an asbestos lawsuit at the state District Court in Silver Bow-Butte County against the city Montana. According to the lawsuit, asbestos-containing-materials (ACMs) were being dumped in Montana landfills illegally. Anyone […]

Read More