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Kilgore College trustees concerned about asbestos
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 5:14 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Two Kilgore College trustees said Tuesday that the latest allegations over mishandling of asbestos on campus must be addressed. Meanwhile, state health and environmental agencies said they are considering next steps in light of sworn statements received from college employees. [News Source]

How an Insurer Is Taking Money From the Fan Beaten at Dodger Stadium
Tuesday April 07th 2015, 12:44 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Dave Stow, 71, strains to push the wheelchair carrying his 250-pound son, Bryan, up a series of ramps and into the basement of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Capitola, Calif., for its Friday fish fry. ... [News Source]

Butte Health Department Says Asbestos Levels Very Low
Monday April 06th 2015, 8:37 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The results from air sampling tests done following the fire of a partially collapsed building in Butte show asbestos  levels to be at .006 which is "well below the standard," according to Dan Powers with the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department. [News Source]

County sued over demolition plan
Saturday April 04th 2015, 4:50 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

By Edie Johnson GOSHEN — A lawsuit to stop the government center renovation says collusion between elected officials and contractors is running up a huge tab that amounts to "profound public waste." [News Source]

Employees seek damages from S.Africa's Sasol over coal dust exposure
Saturday April 04th 2015, 3:29 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Twenty two current and former employees of South African petrochemicals group Sasol have filed a civil claim against its mining unit, regarding illnesses allegedly contracted while they worked for the company. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the employees by Richard Spoor, whose legal battle against a South African asbestos mining company led to a $100 million settlement in 2003. In a ... [News Source]

County sued over demolition plan
Thursday April 02nd 2015, 4:17 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

By Edie Johnson GOSHEN — A lawsuit to stop the government center renovation says collusion between elected officials and contractors is running up a huge tab that amounts to "profound public waste." [News Source]

County begins testing of asbestos for workers at fire scene
Thursday April 02nd 2015, 11:03 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Four days after the rubble from the collapsed building ignited Sunday at 750 S. Wyoming St., Butte-Silver Bow hired an outside contracting firm to conduct asbestos testing for workers at the site. [News Source]