Industry News June 2014

Asbestos violations bring $36,800 fine

Stateman Journal
June 12, 2014
By Tracy Loew

Four companies have been fined a total of $36,800 for violating Oregon’s asbestos law during renovations at a Monmouth apartment last December.

U.S. to check asbestos in brake product imports
Tire Business
June 10, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives voted May 29 to approve an appropriations bill that includes a provision ordering the Commerce Department to investigate imports of brake products containing asbestos.

South Orange OKs Additional $262K for Village Hall Asbestos Removal
The Alternative Press
June 9, 2014
By Amy Kiste Nyberg

Removal of asbestos continues to bog down the Village Hall renovation, with the Board of Trustees approving an additional $262,561 for abatement and extending the removal deadline to July 1.

Asbestos Removal and Renovation set for Sneads High School Lunchroom
WMBB
June 2, 2014
By Molly Mitchell

Lunchtime at Sneads High School is congested and the rushed. The lunchroom was ideal 60 years ago when it was built, but now the school has grown and so has the need for expansion. The renovation project was approved last year but it didn’t include asbestos removal in the kitchen area.