Industry News February 2014

More Asbestos Found at La Habra Heights City Hall

February 7, 2014

Last month, the Whittier Daily News reported that a renovation project at the La Habra Heights City Hall has had to be changed after more asbestos was found on the building’s roof.

Contractor fined for asbestos violations at Worcester project
February 7, 2014
By Aaron Nicodemus

A demolition company has been fined up to $125,000 for mishandling asbestos during a renovation of the Crompton and Knowles building at 95 Grand St.

Asbestos testing being conducted
February 7, 2014
By Cristina Peña

Four Round Rock school district facilities have identified asbestos material in the walls during the district’s investigation in compliance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

Binghamton schools spend $80K on additional asbestos inspections
Press Connects
February 2, 2014

After five months and a special request from the school board, additional asbestos inspections have been completed in buildings owned and operated by the Binghamton City School District.

Hotel has significant asbestos
The Porterville Recorder
February 1, 2014
By Kelli Ballard

Concerns surrounding the amount of asbestos in the Porterville Hotel were prominent before the fire that destroyed the historical building on Dec. 26, 2013; however, the fire and demolition have actually made the situation worse.