1. New Silica Regulations? Congressional Leaders Urge Action

    A Feb. 27 letter from four Congressional Committee leaders requests action from the White House on OSHA’s proposal to update its crystalline silica exposure standard. The silica standard has been delayed...

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  2. Is My Building Too New to Contain Asbestos?

    The health effects of asbestos exposure have been known for over 2000 years. The ancient Greeks and Romans noted them in their texts. Asbestos is a KNOWN carcinogen. Asbestos exposure can take up to 40...

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  3. EPA fines six Arizona school districts for asbestos violations

    Release Date: 02/19/2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined six Arizona school districts a combined total of $94,575 for Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) violations. More...

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  4. Study Suggest Link between Lead and Violent Crime

    By: Nathan Lamb

    Once a staple of gasoline and paint, lead has long been recognized as a toxic contaminant, and a new study is suggesting it could have a direct relation to violent crime trends over...

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