News from the United States and around the world on topics related to mesothelioma and asbestos. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a news story you would like us to report on.
The EPA provided a last call for residents of Libby to have their homes inspected and cleaned up if asbestos was found. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Shortly following the second confirmation of asbestos at the Sydney Opera House, electrician workers walked off the job. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Arp Schools have begun replacing their asbestos pipes and seeking another water source in the meantime.
The State of Vermont is looking to make the owner of a dress factory clean up asbestos and pay $10,000 in fines. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Sonoma State University is paying $2.9 million for mishandling asbestos in one of its campus office buildings. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
A new study has linked asbestos exposure and off-road vehicle use, identifying California to be at especially high risk.
Asbestos floor tiles were discovered and removed shortly thereafter at Temple University’s Center City building. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Oregon Health and Science University and its contractor were fined $37,500 for asbestos violations during renovations. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Hillshire Brands Co. is suing its insurers after losing a $13 million asbestos case for wrongful death. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
About 30 million tons of asbestos has been left on Belvidere Mountain by the Vermont Asbestos Group after it shut down in 1993. Read more at Mesothelioma.com
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