Asbestos has been discovered in the roof at Gracie Mansion and work to remove the potentially cancer-causing materials from New York City’s mayoral residence will begin this month, city officials told The Associated Press.
Asbestos inspectors for a controversial Staten Island development project have been charged with falsifying records.
A New Jersey man who performed unsafe asbestos removal work at several schools and homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.
An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.
Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
Union Beach officials said it’s not the borough denying the funding to demolish the homes, but the Federal Emergency Management Agency that’s to blame.
More than 100 workers are alleging that long-term exposure to asbestos at Nassau Coliseum has made them seriously ill.
Demonstrators wore masks and held up signs Tuesday to dramatize their demand that the Department Of Education postpone an asbestos abatement program at P.S. 29. in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.
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Nassau County has admitted in the past that there is asbestos in the walls of the Nassau Coliseum, but attorney Joseph Dell said this is a major problem and that some of his clients have been diagnosed with cancer.
Bonnie Anderson was awarded $7 million, when a jury found in 2008 she had contracted mesothelioma from washing the clothes her husband wore at Exxon’s Linden Bayway Refinery.
The game, originally scheduled for Nov. 2, was called off when debris fell into the arena during overnight cleaning of asbestos-related materials.
Madison Square Garden will reopen Friday night for the New York Knicks’ game against Washington following an asbestos scare that forced the postponement of a game Tuesday night.
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There was a health scare at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Debris containing asbestos fell into the arena, forcing the New York Knicks to cancel Tuesday night’s game as a precaution.