Posts Tagged ‘asbestos abatement’

Historic Chattanooga hotel cleared to continue reno after asbestos investigation

14 Feb 2018 by under News
800px ReadHouseChattanooga 100x100 Historic Chattanooga hotel cleared to continue reno after asbestos investigation

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Chattanooga’s historic Read House hotel stands as a lasting testament to the grand hotels built when the railroads were king. Originally built in 1872 and then rebuilt in 1926, The Read House hotel is undergoing renovations, the most recent of many throughout the years. However, this time reports of mismanagement launched an investigation by the Tennessee Occupational Health and Safety Administration (TOHSA). (more…)


Portland tightens demolition regulations to protect from toxins

7 Feb 2018 by under News

Forest Park in Portland.location map 100x100 Portland tightens demolition regulations to protect from toxinsThe city of Portland, Oregon, is taking a tougher stance on toxic exposure during demolition. (more…)


Few Mr. Fluffy homeowners are buying back their property post-remediation

24 Jan 2018 by under News

534px Australian Capital Territory in Australia zoom 100x100 Few Mr. Fluffy homeowners are buying back their property post remediationWhile the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is handling removal efforts for homes that were built with Mr. Fluffy loose-fill insulation, complaints are starting to surface about how the lots are being handled post-remediation. (more…)


Australian town council able to avoid suspension over asbestos mismanagement

18 Jan 2018 by under News

download 100x100 Australian town council able to avoid suspension over asbestos mismanagementThe verdict is in for the Australian city council that found themselves potentially out of a job for mismanagement, pending review from the New South Wales Minister for Local Government. (more…)


Australian city council faces removal after asbestos mismanagement

18 Dec 2017 by under News

download 100x100 Australian city council faces removal after asbestos mismanagementThe 12 members of a council in one Australian city are likely updating their resumes after mismanagement has put them under the scrutiny of an investigation by SafeWork New South Wales. (more…)


Illegal asbestos dumping continues to challenge New South Wales

8 Dec 2017 by under News

800px Bauer Elementary ASBESTOS 2 100x100 Illegal asbestos dumping continues to challenge New South WalesDisposing of -containing products can be difficult, expensive and time consuming — all reasons people choose not to do it lawfully. Illegal is an issue that plagues countries, states and cities around the globe. (more…)


Mr. Fluffy abatement progressing according to plan

1 Nov 2017 by under News

534px Australian Capital Territory in Australia zoom 100x100 Mr. Fluffy abatement progressing according to planLoose fill insulation is considered a health hazard due to an increased likelihood of it becoming airborne and being inhaled or ingested. It’s a risk with which the Australian capital of Canberra is all too familiar thanks to Mr. Fluffy loose insulation. (more…)


Montana DEQ faces suit over failure to ensure safe asbestos handling

25 Oct 2017 by under News

04 DEQLogo WhiteBG Web 100x100 Montana DEQ faces suit over failure to ensure safe asbestos handlingThe state of ’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is facing a lawsuit claiming it has failed to ensure waste is safely handled and properly disposed. (more…)


Asbestos abatement issues plague Sydney Opera House renovations

16 Oct 2017 by under News
Sydney Opera House botanic gardens 1 100x100 Asbestos abatement issues plague Sydney Opera House renovations

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Once again, renovations at the Sydney Opera House have stalled due to -related concerns. (more…)


Governments address asbestos abatement logistics

13 Oct 2017 by under News

800px Bauer Elementary ASBESTOS 2 100x100 Governments address asbestos abatement logistics contamination in public properties can cost a pretty penny that’s charged to taxpayers’ tabs. From American courts to British Parliament, contamination can also cause delays and relocations. However, public safety should remain a priority. (more…)