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asbestos

A mineral fiber once commonly used for its fire-retarding and insulation properties. It was widely employed in insulation, roofing, floor tiles, household products, and appliances. After extensive studies,the Environmental Protection Agency determined that asbestos caused lung and stomach cancer in people exposed to it over long periods of time.If real property contains asbestos in it,most lenders will require removal,or a firm commitment for removal,before they will fund any loans to buy or renovate the property. Real estate agents are required to disclose the presence of asbestos on property, if known. Asbestos removal is generally accomplished by specially trained and licensed asbestos abatement contractors.

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If your building is one of the many thousands in the City of New York with pipes, boilers or other insulation containing asbestos, you should be aware of your responsibility with regard to the existence, disturbance,,removal, storage, and transportation of asbestos containing material.
The order will designate the specific areas to be abated and in addition to the areas specified, the order also requires the removal of all other damaged or broken asbestos containing material on the premises.
According to the charges, the conspirators, engaged in a multi-year scheme in which substantial amounts of regulated asbestos containing materials were removed the former Liberty Fibers plant without removing all asbestos prior to demolition and stripping, bagging, removing and disposing of such asbestos in illegal manners and without providing workers the necessary protective equipment.
Investigate and identify Presumed Asbestos Containing Materials (PACM) and assess condition
Provide removal documentation of asbestos containing materials as outlined in survey.
Removal of asbestos containing materials removal and disposal of asbestos containing materials using appropriate control measures and under appropriately controlled conditions.
Works will also include removal and disposal of asbestos containing materials by a specialist asbestos removal contractor.
The purpose of the project is to complete the remediation of various types of Asbestos containing materials in Grid, Primary & Distribution Substations.
We are requesting bids for the proper removal and disposal of asbestos containing materials by a Licensed and Certified Asbestos Abatement Contractor.
Award Notice: Idiq construction contract for the abatement of asbestos containing materials (acm), surfaces contaminated with lead paint and remediation and removal of mold contamination various surfaces

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