Monthly Archives: August 2012

Detroit Michigan Blight and Asbestos Abatement?

Detroit, Michigan is plagued by abandoned, asbestos containing, buildings. The blight could be a budget buster, according to an article posted by WXYZ. The founder of Motor City Blight Busters says the non-profit organization has taken down more than a … Continue reading

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Asbestos recall on Chinese Cars

Two of China’s biggest car exporters have recalled 23,000 of their vehicles after authorities found asbestos in some vehicles, according to an article published yesterday in the Detroit Free Press. Chinese automakers stock shares were lower in Hong Kong because … Continue reading

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Electronic Smelling Device… Early Diagnosis for Mesothelioma?

Australian researchers have successfully used an electronic nose in a diagnostic breath test diagnosis of mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure to asbestos, according to ABC.net, (the Austrailian Broadcasting Company). University of New South Wales researchers have modified an “electronic … Continue reading

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Former Chrysler plant site asbestos project manager charged with illegal practices

The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged a project manager overseeing removal of asbestos from a former Chrysler factory in Detroit with a felony for failing to remove the material safely. According to an article published in the Detroit News, a complaint … Continue reading

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Asbestos Clean Air Violator Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

A federal court in Urbana, Illinois sentenced a Bourbonnais man to 10 years in prison for illegal removal, handling and disposal of asbestos, according to Illinois TV station, WPWR and homepage.net. The Illinois man must also pay restitution to the … Continue reading

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