Iowa’s asbestos inspectors overloaded

In Iowa, one inspector enforces U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asbestos removal regulations, overseeing as many as 4,500 asbestos removal projects each year. Another inspector enforces federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration asbestos regulations.

Source: The Des Moines Register

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Grieving families shocked by cleanup companys soaring costs

A biohazard removal company, Aftermath, Inc., which cleans up after suicides and other tragedies, has been accused of staggeringly high prices and questionable business practices. The industry is subject to OSHA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules, but neither the state nor the federal government has regulations to protect consumers.

Source: Des Moines Register

Posted on: April 15, 2013