Demolition News

Demolition of KCI Terminal A could start in mid-October

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As plans move forward to build a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport, plans are also underway to demolish one of the old ones. Kansas City, Mo. City Manager Troy Schulte tweeted late Friday afternoon that the city and contractors Clark, Weitz and Clarkson are seeking companies to demolish Terminal […]

Hurricane Irma closed Florida Hospital now facing wrecking ball

ORMOND BEACH — Nearly a year after damage from Hurricane Irma closed Florida Hospital Oceanside, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed this week that the prominent facility on State Road A1A will be demolished. But it’s not yet clear what will be built in its place. “Since the closure of the facility, much work has been underway […]

USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine and Museum UPDATE

Rodrigo Torrejon, with The Record and NorthJersey.com, updates us with the latest from the USS Ling in Hackensack. Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018 Kevin R. Wexler, NorthJersey The damage caused by vandals to the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine berthed in the Hackensack River, may be beyond repair. Sometime in the past four […]

L.A. is sued over planned demolition of Parker Center

Parker Center is slated to be torn down to make way for a $700-million office tower. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation sued the city Wednesday in an attempt to halt the project. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation sued the city of Los Angeles on Wednesday, alleging that the city’s plan to demolish Parker Center and build a […]

Former Times-Picayune plant one step closer to demolition

NEW ORLEANS — The old Times-Picayune building is one step closer to demolition after a city board voted unanimously to effectively freeze property taxes for the site for the next 12 years as part of a tax incentive package for the developers. The Industrial Development Board on Tuesday voted to approve a PILOT — or […]

Hazmat & Government News

EPA on Protecting Children’s Environmental Health in a New School Year

Protecting Children’s Environmental Health in a New School Year As August slips away, so too do the warm, carefree days of playing in the surf and sand, splashing in waters along the shores of lakes, and staying up late stargazing. A new school year is right around the corner, and as parents, kids, teachers and […]

EPA Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show

WASHINGTON — Top officials at the Environmental Protection Agency pushed through a measure to review applications for using asbestos in consumer products, and did so over the objections of E.P.A.’s in-house scientists and lawyers, internal agency emails show. The clash over the proposal exposes the tensions within the E.P.A. over the Trump administration’s efforts to […]

Why Isn’t Asbestos Banned in the United States?

Why Isn’t Asbestos Banned in the United States? Did you raise your eyebrows when you heard asbestos is not banned in the United States? For many, the news comes as a complete shock. The countless industrial uses of asbestos were well-known for more than a century, and the material was incorporated into hundreds of household […]

Port of San Francisco undergoing massive hazmat cleanup

San Francisco: HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ABATEMENT – BUILDING 49, CRANES 14 & 30, PIER 70, PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. The work will consist of abatement of hazardous materials and disposal of abatement waste; application of specified sealant on interior and exterior of Building 49; application of specified sealant to surfaces of the tower, boom, and cab […]

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