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- How to File an Asbestos Compensation Claim on Behalf of Someone Else
An asbestos disease diagnosis is a devastating verdict. Victims and their families must be aware that these conditions, though irreversible, can be held under control if they are discovered at an early stage. However, the necessary treatments and proper care imply constant check-up and considerable amounts of money. G
- How Does the Toxic Substances Control Act Limit Asbestos Use?
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, and it grants the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the necessary authority to supervise, check and limit the use of chemical substances.
- Does the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act Really Help Asbestos Victims?
Asbestos is still present in our lives, although itís been more than 40 years since this deadly mineralís use started to be limited. Thousands of mesothelioma victims die each year because of this severe illness that is caused solely by asbestos while companies continue to import this substance into the US and use it across different industries.
- Privatizing the Patriot Act: The Criminalization of Environmental and Animal Protectionists
The United States Patriot Act was implemented in 2001, and it has given law enforcement and other related agencies additional power to seek out, detain and seize citizens that may be suspected of terrorism and terroristic attacks on the country. Other laws have been passed that condemn and attempt to stop civil liberties from being impeded and infringed.
- If I Rent Commercial Property, Am I Shielded from Environmental Law Liability?
When someone is buying, leasing or renting a property, he or she may be under preconceived notions that certain laws or regulations may not apply to him or her due to making the deal after dangers already exist.
- The Challenges and Strides of Sustainability in Columbia, SC
As global heat records have been shattered in the summer of 2016, many Americans are growing frustrated at the rate of progress being made in our country when it comes to sustainability. The good news is that even though we seem to be so often gridlocked on a national scale, communities around the country are making their own efforts to make our cities and towns more efficient.
- Massachusetts Environmental Fine Demonstrates Need to Adhere to Permit Requirements
A Salisbury, Massachusetts marina recently incurred a $14,380 penalty for its failure to adhere to the terms of an Activity and Use Limitation (AUL) attached to the property after the previous owner discovered a spill.
- Proposal to Add Vineland NJ to Superfund List of Hazardous Waste Sites
The Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed that the former Kil-Tone Company factory site in Vineland, New Jersey be added to the United Statesí list of ďmost hazardous waste sites.Ē
- New Vapor Intrusion Guidelines
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released two official guideline manuals on vapor intrusion emissions.
- Most Polluted Cities in America
Roughly four in ten Americans are at risk of suffering health effects due to poor air quality, according to the American Lung Associationís recently released State of the Air 2015 report.