Daily Archives: May 26, 2015

Summer is the time for TEM

-Jeff Mlekush, QuanTEM Laboratories

I know a lot of you will be doing Clearance Testing on asbestos abatement projects in the coming months, so here is a quick summary chart for your reference.

TEMChart

A Slippery, Asbestos Slope

By Ginger Christ, ehstoday.com

skiingThe EPA is requiring an Idaho ski and snowboard park owner to clean up debris contaminated with asbestos after the company improperly demolished buildings on its property.

Gateway Parks LLC in January 2014 purchased property next to its existing park near Eagle, Idaho, to expand operations.

The company in May 2014 had an asbestos inspection completed on eight buildings on the new site in preparation of demolition of said buildings. Asbestos was found and the consultant submitted a bid for abatement, which Gateway Parks rejected.

Gateway Parks instead in mid-2014 demolished some of the buildings without safely removing the asbestos or notifying the EPA. Read more