Asbestos

Once Loved, Here's Why We Despise Asbestos

I fondly remember being taught DIY and woodworking techniques by my grandfather. He had a workshop in his Kent garden, where he showed his …

Cement

Trump loves asbestos so much his face is being used to sell it

All In<p>copied!<p>Donald Trump is what you could call an asbestos truther - which one Russian asbestos company is using to their advantage, marketing …

Donald Trump

The family photo which lays bare asbestos horror

Bronwen Duke is confronted by the harrowing impact of asbestos-related disease every time she looks at a family photo.<p>Ms Duke, 59, has lost 13 family …

Mesothelioma

Asbestos claimants call Bestwall bankruptcy a 'sham'

The bankruptcy of joint compound maker Bestwall LLC should be dismissed because the company’s split from Georgia-Pacific Corp was a “sham” meant to protect its former parent from asbestos-related liability, according to a committee of asbestos claimants.<p>The committee made up of individuals who …

Law

A memorial honours the many people who died because of Wittenoom's asbestos history

Lyniece Bolitho had an idyllic childhood growing up in Wittenoom at the foot of the Hamersley Ranges in Western Australia.<p>Until the men in her family …

Australia

Asbestos found in soil at south-east Queensland sporting fields

Small amounts of suspected asbestos have been found at a school field and rugby league field in Warwick, about 160 kilometres south-west of Brisbane.

Australia

Work continues to restore Dawson City's old CIBC building

If you visit Dawson City, Yukon, you can't miss it — a two-storey building on Front Street, next to the historic sternwheeler, the S.S. Keno.<p>At first …

Yukon Territory

Asbestos Victims’ Lawyers Accuse Georgia-Pacific of Trying to Avoid Payments

Lawyers say bankrupt affiliate Bestwall was restructured to avoid payments and are seeking to dismiss chapter 11 case<p>Sign in or subscribe for access to peerless insight & analysis, curated data & interactives, and networking events.

Bankruptcy

Jimmy Lawson, longtime politician, sues Jefferson government, School Board for asbestos disease | NOLA.com

Jimmy Lawson, who served 19 years on the Jefferson Parish Council and now sits the parish's Housing Authority, is suing the local government, the …

School Administration

Respected surgeon died of asbestos-related cancer

Family did not know when or where Joseph Gallagher was exposed

Mesothelioma

LaGuardia Airport contractor accused of stiffing workers $40G

A New Jersey contractor on the redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport got charged with stiffing more than two dozen employees of $40,000 in wages, the …

Corruption

It's time for the EPA to ban asbestos once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nearly 40,000 Americans die from preventable asbestos-caused diseases every year, yet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still hasn't banned this toxic substance.<p>Asbestos was once marketed as a "miracle mineral" for its flame-resistance, strength and flexibility to use in …

Opinion

State OKs asbestos plan at Fitchburg's Coolidge Park

FITCHBURG -- A mitigation plan developed by the city after 10 fragments of asbestos was found earlier this summer on an athletic field at Coolidge …

Massachusetts

Shen Council approves 3 demolitions, wastewater studies

(Shenandoah) -- Three more dilapidated properties are slated for demolition in Shenandoah.<p>Meeting in regular session Tuesday, the Shenandoah City …

Shenandoah

Asbestos at Wamberal and Terrigal beaches: Council plan underway

DIGGING up Wamberal Beach to remove asbestos would be “impractical” and take several months according to Central Coast Council.

Australia

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Asbestos

Legion demolition can continue

A provincial stop-work order relating to asbestos has been lifted and demolition of the former Stratford legion can now continue.<p>But city officials …

Canada

Trump Wants to Make Asbestos Great Again

In the town of Asbest, Trump’s face is printed on neat packages of the widely banned product—a sort of special collectors’ edition of carcinogens.<p>In …

News (U.S.)

11 Dumb Workers Who Should Really Rethink Things

1. No amount of money is worth doing what these two are trying to pull off.<i>Dhaerrow / Reddit.com</i>2. This method is uhhhh...not much better.<i>tbonetaylor</i><i></i> …

Humor

Nonprofit lists school supplies containing toxic chemicals

ALBANY -- The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund tested some common school supplies for asbestos, lead, benzene and other dangerous …

L.L.Bean

Report: Zika Virus grows in US, territories

Health on msnbc<p>EPA proposal on asbestos negates Trump’s vow of clean air, water<p>05:52<p>Purdue Pharma knew how addictive opioids were 20 years …

Kansas City Royals

Why Popcorn Ceilings Are Actually Pretty Great

Popcorn ceilings—formally known as acoustic ceilings and sometimes appetizingly referred to as cottage cheese—have gotten a bad rap over the years. …

Home Improvement

Can the White House function under President Trump’s behavior?

Stephanie Ruhle<p>#GoodNewsRUHLES: Woman buys neighbor coffee, passes on kindness<p>00:35<p>The SEC is looking into Elon Musk announcing privatization of Tesla<p>…

Donald Trump

What will really happen after Hayne?

by Alan Mitchell<p>Before we clip the wings of our opportunistic class-action lawyers, perhaps we should pause to think about life after the Hayne royal …

EPA

Oregon agency fines fire district, company for asbestos

Oregon has issued more than $31,000 in fines to Polk County Fire District No. 1 and a Salem-based construction company for releasing asbestos during …

News (U.S.)

Lafayette Academy students at little risk of asbestos-related health problems, doctor tells parents

Jess Clark / WWNO<p>The Choice Foundation brought in Children’s Hospital lung doctor Dean Edell to talk to Lafayette Academy parents about their health …

New Orleans

Talc Defendant to Appeal Recent Missouri Verdict

James J. A. Mulhall Mark A. MosesJurisdiction: MissouriType of Law: Biotech, Food, DrugLitigation / Trial Practice

Law

Asbestos proposal raises big questions about the Environmental Protection Agency’s responsibility

<b>(AP/Paul Sancya)</b><p>The proposal brings to light a larger public debate on why asbestos are still even allowed in the US at all<p>Nicole Karlis<p>August 13, 2018 4:39pm (UTC)<p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is facing backlash over its Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) proposal on asbestos, bringing to …

EPA

Township supervisor, House candidate jailed on election day

Alan Jager has been charged with felony air pollution for alleged asbestos violations.

Michigan

Home renovation shows are driving young Australians to take risks - PM - ABC Radio

Australian homeowners appear willing to gamble with their health to save money when it comes to the disposal of asbestos.<p>Australia has the …

Home Improvement