Officials: Asbestos Found In Roof Of Gracie MansionAsbestos 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.
Father, Son Asbestos Inspectors Charged With Falsifying RecordsAsbestos inspectors for a controversial Staten Island development project have been charged with falsifying records.
N.J. Man Who Performed Illegal Asbestos Removal Work SentencedA New Jersey man who performed unsafe asbestos removal work at several schools and homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Town Of Islip To Test All Parks After More Asbestos Contamination Is DiscoveredAn investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.
Town Of Islip Readies Lawsuits Over Illegal Dumping In Roberto Clemente ParkPolice 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.
FEMA Rejects Funding For Nearly 100 Union Beach Homes Destroyed By SandyUnion 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 Nassau Coliseum Workers To File Lawsuits Over Asbestos ExposureMore than 100 workers are alleging that long-term exposure to asbestos at Nassau Coliseum has made them seriously ill.
Asbestos Scare At Brooklyn School Has Parents Furious At Department Of EducationDemonstrators 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.
Gallof: Rich Owner, Poor Team -- Why Islanders Act Like Desperate PaupersAs you continue to watch the playoffs, you might want to take a look at a team that was once in the same boat as the Islanders -- the Florida Panthers. It will give you some perspective on why certain things play out the way they do.
Inspectors Investigating Asbestos Claims At Nassau ColiseumNassau 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.
NJ Supreme Court Won't Hear ExxonMobil Appeal Over DamagesBonnie 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.
Postponed Magic-Knicks Game To Be Played March 28 The game, originally scheduled for Nov. 2, was called off when debris fell into the arena during overnight cleaning of asbestos-related materials.