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The asbestos meeting in Ambler on Monday, August 17. (Credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Toxic Debris Makes Ambler ‘Look Like A Third World Country,’ Says Asbestos Disease Awareness Advocate

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization president Linda Reinstein says, “One of the debris samples that I had tested is 60% chrysotile asbestos.”

08/18/2015

Many residents voiced their concerns at a meeting on Wednesday evening. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Proposed Development Of Asbestos Waste Site Has Montco Residents Concerned

A ten-acre asbestos waste site in Ambler is the place where an apartment complex is set to be built.

04/02/2015

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South Jersey Man Gets Prison Time For Violating The Clean Air Act

On Tuesday, Gene Cornell Smith was sentenced to 42 months in prison for of conspiracy, and five counts of violating the Clean Air Act. He must also pay restitution of more than $450,000.

11/19/2013

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Government Agency Regulates Workplace Safety

From ergonomics to mold and other building toxins, OSHA regulates the working conditions that may harm workers.

06/14/2013

Asbestos Concerns

Riverside, NJ Residents Angry Over Asbestos At Old Hospital Site

“I want it cleaned up,” says Riverside resident Bob Grab, referring to the old Zurbrugg Hospital site. He can see from his home what’s left of the tattered and shredded tarps that barely cover the piles of construction debris, portions of which the EPA says contain asbestos.

03/06/2012

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The Science Behind Obesity and Diabetes

Researchers think that our body reacts to a certain fatty acid by triggering a molecular complex that makes the body attack itself and interfere with the way insulin works on the cells in our body.

04/13/2011

Asbestos

Exclusive: Asbestos Found At NJ Hospital Site

The State Division of Criminal Justice says preliminary reports indicate industrial products containing asbestos were found during a search by hazardous materials crews at what used to be the old Zurbrugg Hospital.

04/05/2011