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Staunton Courthouse Reopens Post Asbestos Removal

The Staunton Courthouse has reopened, but asbestos abatement on the third floor still needs to be completed.

Contractor Potentially Faces Prosecution For Knowingly Exposing Workers to Asbestos

An Illinois contractor has received a $1,939,000 penalty for exposing at least eight workers to asbestos between his two companies.

New Mesothelioma Treatment Seems Promising In Pre-Clinical Testing

A professor from the University of Technology, Sydney has developed a new treatment for mesothelioma patients, which has shown promising results in its pre-clinical testing.

Central Mass Metals LLC Fined Nearly $37,000 For Asbestos Violations

Central Mass Metals LLC has been fined by the state for mercury and asbestos violations at its Millbury location.

Shaw Building Update In Niagara County

An update to the seven asbestos violations at the Niagara County Shaw Building is finally released at a public legislature meeting.

Brands of Children's Crayons and Toys Containing Asbestos Pulled From Shelves

Party City, Dollar Tree, Toys "R" Us, and Buy-Rite pulled brands of kids' crayons and crime kits containing asbestos from their shelves in response to senators' letters.

Public Comment Period For Montana Superfund Site Ends Soon

The time for public comments will end this week regarding the EPA's plan for the Libby Asbestos Superfund site in Montana.

Asbestos Discovered At Denver VA Medical Center

Industrial hygienist finds asbestos in a Denver VA Medical Center building's stairwell and overhead spaces.

New Report Released On Public Relations To Be Learned From Quebec's Asbestos Industry

Concordia University is reviewing a report about Quebec's asbestos history written by its lecturer John Aylen.

Idaho Transportation Dept. Fined Over $100k For Asbestos Violations

Idaho Transportation Department to pay $107,786 in fines per asbestos violations for not inspecting and reporting the hazardous material before demolition.

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August 28, 2015
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What Survival Rates in Women with Mesothelioma Can Teach Us

“Because mesothelioma takes decades to develop and commonly affects men who worked heavily around asbestos, it is relatively rare for young individuals, particularly women, to get it.”