When Is An Asbestos Survey Required?

You could save yourself hundreds, even thousands of dollars by getting this right. True or False:  Since the United States banned the use of asbestos in building materials in 1989, any commercial building constructed after that date poses no asbestos risk. Therefore, you do not need to worry about having an asbestos survey done prior […]

Sudden Rise in Asbestos Imports as Ban Draws Closer

Importation of raw chrysotile asbestos into the United States increased dramatically earlier this year, despite the growing movement toward tighter regulation and a potential future ban of the product. The chloralkali industry — the only known user of raw asbestos today within the U.S. — imported an estimated 114 metric tons over the first three […]