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Contractor Fined $10,000 For Asbestos Removal Violations

An Iowa contractor and building inspector was sentenced to 2 years probation and ordered to pay $11,573 in fines and prosecution costs for asbestos removal violations on his own home renovation project. Steven Weaver, a resident of Algona, Iowa, purchased a home in Kossuth County with plans to renovate and transform the property into a…

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Seattle Renovation Companies Ordered to Pay Nearly $800K In Fines for Asbestos Violations

Despite knowing the dangers of asbestos, renovation companies throughout the nation continue to ignore the risks and put workers, homeowners and residents in danger. However, justice is being served in Seattle where two companies have been ordered to pay $789,200 in fines due to their negligence in violating asbestos regulations. James Thorpe and Chris Walters,…

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