Industry News March 2014

Asbestos slows Tributary Brewing Co. opening

Seacoast Online
March 26, 2014
By Deborah McDermott

It’s going to be at least a few more months before Tributary Brewing Co. opens on Shapleigh Road, after asbestos found in the floor tiles slowed down the renovation process.

Asbestos warning sign at Clements causes concern for students and parents
March 10, 2014
By Rachel Keith

An asbestos waring sign posted Tuesday at Clements High School is causing concern for students and parents. But school officials claim students are not in any danger as crews remove the cancer causing material from the school.

Apparent asbestos forces dozens to move out of Denver apartments
Fox31 Denver
March 8, 2014
By Greg Nieto

College students who live at the Overlook Apartments, at 14th and Irving Streets, said proximity to a light rail station is what makes the complex most attractive to them — it’s that much easier to get to campus downtown.

Only 2 Inspectors For Asbestos Projects in Iowa
Insurance Journal
March 7, 2014

Two inspectors are responsible for making sure thousands of asbestos-removal projects are being properly handled in Iowa each year.

Register Investigation: Iowa’s asbestos inspectors overloaded

Des Moines Register
March 1, 2014
By Jason Clayworth

A contractor’s complaint has prompted closer scrutiny of possible asbestos exposure involving workers at a downtown Des Moines renovation project, but an inspector doesn’t even visit hundreds of sites across Iowa each year where workers could face risks from the cancer-causing material.