Asbestos training program a scam; owner pleads guilty

A California safety consulting company ran a fraudulent training program for asbestos workers, reports Cooney and Conway.

Mesothelioma Update: Massachusetts Project Cost Doubles As More Asbestos Found

Quincy Massachusetts, (Mesothelioma News) The cost of a demolition project in Quincy, Mass.-part of a multimillion-dollar plan to construct a new concourse road through the city’s downtown-will more than double after greater-than-expected amounts of asbestos were found on the site. While Quincy will delay the project until all of the cancer-causing material is safely removed, […]

West Virginia abandoned city property to undergo asbestos removal

Moundsville, West Virginia (WiredPRNews.com)– An abandoned property in Moundsville, West Virginia will soon undergo some much needed improvement work after having sat vacant for more than two decades. “It hurt our economy when we lost the Fostoria. It had 700 to 800 employees at any one time. So that was a major dent in our […]

Guilty Plea Entered for Former Asbestos Monitoring Contractor

The former contractor owner entered a guilty plea for making false statements to the FBI. A former asbestos monitoring contractor has pleaded guilty to fraud. As reported via a PR Newswire press release by the U.S. Department of Justice, Stephen E. McAnulty entered a guilty plea this week for giving false information to FBI agents […]

Asbestos to be Removed from Elementary School

Asbestos removal is planned for an elementary school in Philadelphia. Asbestos removal has been planned for an elementary school in Philadelphia. As reported by the community’s Daily Local News, the Kennett Consolidated School District is set to remove asbestos from panels at the Mary D. Lang Elementary school building, which will be made into a […]

Asbestos Con Artist Sought by Government Agency

The EPA is searching for a woman convicted of administering fake certificates for asbestos removal training. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is on the lookout for a woman that has been deemed an “environmental fugitive.” As reported by the Boston Herald, New England woman, Albania Deleon has been placed on the EPA most wanted list […]