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Davison County renovation clears hurdle

February 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Lower-than-expected bid accepted for asbestos removal.

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Southern Minnesota manufacturers seek asbestos claim law change

February 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A company with three manufacturing plants in southern Minnesota wants a change in state law in order to shield itself from future asbestos claims. Continue Reading

Angry asbestos executive says he was duped by Jon Stewart show

May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The head of the Jeffrey Mine calls a satirical news report on the “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” last week that lambasted the province’s asbestos-mining industry a “tacky parody” that was in “poor taste.” Continue Reading

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Study: Mineral used on North Dakota gravel roads can affect lungs

October 18, 2010 in INFORUM

BISMARCK An asbestos-like mineral used on western North Dakota gravel roads can cause changes in workers’ lungs consistent with commercial asbestos exposure that could lead to breathing problems, a study has found. Continue Reading

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Cass now accepting bids to rid asbestos

August 24, 2010 in INFORUM

Cass County commissioners unanimously gave the go-ahead Tuesday to seek bids to remove asbestos from a crawl space beneath the old courthouse. Continue Reading