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Alabama School System Cited by EPA for Asbestos Violations

Earlier this month, concerned parents gathered at the Baldwin County school board meeting to voice concerns that their children were at risk for asbestos exposure at Bay Minette Elementary. Amongst the oldest schools in the district, Bay Minette Elementary is … Continue reading

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Winemaking may be linked to Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos exposure is the only known cause of the deadly form of cancer known as mesothelioma, as well as multiple other diseases. Most people diagnosed with an asbestos disease were occupationally exposed to asbestos. That is, they were exposed at … Continue reading

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Widow Awarded $7.7 Million in Asbestos Lawsuit

A New York woman was awarded $7.7 million earlier this month in an asbestos lawsuit after her husband, a school bus driver, died from mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure at work. Mary Nash lost her husband, Lewis, in September 2012 … Continue reading

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New Asbestos Legislation in Ireland

Northern Ireland’s Finance Minister has just approved new legislation that will allow its residents to claim compensation for pleural mesothelioma contracted following asbestos exposure. According to Finance Minister Sammy Wilson, the new legislation will take effect on December 14th. It … Continue reading

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Climate Changes Brings Asbestos Dangers to Light

The danger of climate change has been making itself apparent in recent years. As natural disasters occur more frequently, they bring about significant economic, financial, and environmental destruction, as well as several dangers toward human health and safety. According to … Continue reading

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