The Citadel project developers have been charged with violating the federal Clean Air Act.
In memory of their deceased grandmother, two men will complete the 190-mile Pan-Massachusetts Challenge.
Asbestos removal in schools is often costly, and school districts often struggle to find funding to replace potentially carcinogenic asbestos materials.
Asbestos is a naturally occurring but potentially deadly mineral that is found in chrysotile, serpentine, and other forms of rocks.
Asbestos is known to cause a rare cancer known as mesothelioma, which has no cure and affects less than 3,000 people yearly.
Asbestos-containing serpentine may be replaced as the official rock of the west coast state due to the fact that asbestos may cause cancer.
Schools nationwide may contain potentially carcinogenic asbestos products such as floor and ceiling tiles or insulation.
Countless old buildings contain asbestos materials like attic insulation, drywall, floor or ceiling tiles or even paint.
Like countless other aging school buildings across the nation, a New England high school must now undergo potentially costly asbestos abatement to prevent the eventual development of a fatal form of cancer.
Asbestos materials such as floor and ceiling tiles and insulation are found in millions of buildings nationwide, including dorms and other structures on college campuses.Next >