Read here about a Florida Chinese drywall supplier ordered to release more information in a muli-million-dollar class action lawsuit.
Read here about a report recently released that shows that fewer chicken farms are concentrating waste.
Source: USAToday.com, July 31, 2011 Posted on: http://envfpn.advisen.com NASA spent decades to send men to the moon, launch the space shuttles and build a laboratory in space, and now it will take a century to clean up the chemical messes left behind. Plumes of carcinogenic chemicals used in the launching of the space shuttles, Apollo […]
Source: http://www.businessinsurance.com, July 24, 2011 By: Judy Greenwald Challenges facing risk managers and insurers in developing errors and omissions coverage for “green” construction projects are similar to but also different than standard construction risks. The difference generally is found in new technology and materials, which are untested and often experimental, and can lead to unfounded […]
Source: http://www.buffalonews.com, July 15, 2011 A laboratory chemist exposed to dust containing asbestos won a$2.5 million verdict after a two-week trial, his lawyer said. James Ginter was diagnosed with mesothelioma in March 2010. Keith R. Vona, an attorney at Lipsitz&Ponterio who represented Ginter, called the verdict “a great victory for workers exposed to asbestos-containing dust.” Ginter worked […]
Source: http://www.insurancejournal.com, July 13, 2011 ACE Westchester, the U.S.-based wholesale-focused insurance division of the ACE Group, has launched ACE Westchester Elite Premises Pollution Liability form. The new policy provides a package of pollution coverages and offers additional enhancements for the risks and exposures faced by owners of facilities affected by changing environmental regulations. This enhanced […]
Read here about why a Mississippi-based chicken plant is costing taxpayers more than $1 million.
Source: http://www.chron.com, July 1, 2011 By: Katherine Feser A Houston construction company that embraces virtual technology to cut costs has grabbed a piece of a $1.2 billion project to renovate a New York City airport. The 22-year-old Satterfield & Pontikes Construction is using computer modeling as part of a Delta Air Lines project to renovate […]
Read here about a new threat of danger in a Montana asbestos town.
Read here about two coal companies in Kentucky previously fined for violations of the Clean Water Act continue to break this law.
Source: http://articles.boston.com, June 30, 2011 By: Johanna Seltz Federal cleanup crews in protective gear are scheduled to start digging up contaminated soil from yards in a residential Milton neighborhood this week. The work is the second phase of a project aimed at removing soil laced with lead and arsenic from state-owned land along the Neponset […]
Source: http://www.sanduskyregister.com, June 27, 2011 By: Jessica Cuffman While owners of the former Apex Manufacturing site moved forward to clean up the property, the Ohio EPA fined them for asbestos-related violations. Famous Realty of Cleveland will have to pay $20,700 in civil fees for improperly destroying buildings that still had asbestos inside them, according to […]
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