U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer sentenced five people to prison terms in federal court in Greeneville, Tennessee, for conspiring to commit Clean Air Act offenses in connection with the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials at the former Liberty Fibers Plant in Hamblen County, Tennessee.
Buildings today are designed for easy, cost-effective construction, with little attention paid to how costly and difficult it might be to someday demolish structures and recycle construction materials.
Construction employers added 48,000 jobs in December and 290,000 for the year, the largest annual increase since 2005, as the sector’s unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Washington residents can recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ahead.
With its recent exit from bankruptcy, Detroit, Michigan is making a steady comeback.
EPA Region 7 conducted a record keeping inspection at Dynamic Porch & Patio., an Independence, Missouri remodeling company, in July 2014, which revealed violations of the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule.