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EPA Enforcement Action Helps Protect Children in New Haven from Lead Paint Hazards

BOSTON – An EPA settlement with several affiliated property owners and property management company in New Haven, Conn. requires the company and their affiliates to identify and reduce lead paint hazards in residential rental properties they [...]

FORT CUSTER MI HISTORIC BARRACKS COMING DOWN

Camp Custer was built in 1917 for military training during World War I. Named after Civil War cavalry officer General George Armstrong Custer, the facility trained or demobilized more than 100,000 troops during World War I. [...]

$1Million Dollar Fine for Dumping Asbestos

Two companies accused of charging customers thousands of dollars for removal of asbestos-contaminated materials from their homes and buildings and then illegally dumping or abandoning the waste in Arapahoe and Weld counties have pleaded guilty to [...]

Demolition Company Owners Heading to Prison

A father and son who operated a demolition company that did work for New York City’s housing agency were sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to six years and four years in prison, respectively, for paying employees [...]

$2.4 Penalty Million In Minority Hiring Complaint

Manafort Brothers construction has agreed to pay a $2.4 million penalty to resolve a government complaint that it circumvented a requirement to hire minority contractors on a state and federal highway project involving Route 72 in [...]

Island Station Power Plant Implosion

At 10:00 AM local time on March 16, 2014, the Island Station power plant in St. Paul, Minnesota was imploded. It opened in 1926 and has been decommissioned since 1975. Frattalone Companies was the demolition contractor [...]

Methodist Hospital Building Imploded

The nearly 100-year-old Old Nursing School Building Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa building was imploded on Sunday. The implosion began at about 7 a.m., and lasted about 18 seconds. The cloud of dust kicked up [...]

Date Set For Island Station Coal Stack

On Sunday, March 16th at around 10AM crews will bring down the 208 foot-tall stack on the Mississippi riverfront in St. Paul, Minnesota The stack is located at the former Island Station coal power plant. The [...]

Demolition Worker Killed in Accident

A demolition worker has been killed in an industrial accident at a Brownfield, Texas job site. Terry County Sheriff Larry Gilbreath says 43-year-old James Croft of Tyler died at the scene when a silo tank fell [...]

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