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Eye On Boise asbestos archive

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017

Idaho House panel rejects IACI-backed asbestos lawsuit bill 

An Idaho House panel on Tuesday spiked legislation to curb duplicate lawsuits over on-the-job asbestos exposure after opponents argued the proposal would limit victims' ability to recover losses. "I'm worried about those who will be coming after me. I know what they're facing, and it's not pretty," said Roy Bale, a former pipe fitter who filed...

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MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016

THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015


TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014

ITD fined for exposing inmate workers to asbestos

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says Idaho inmates were exposed to asbestos when they were sent to work at an Idaho Transportation Department maintenance shop without proper training or equipment. The federal agency announced...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013

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