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  • Asbestos removed from Houston Hall
    Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts recently contracted with workers to remove asbestos from one of its campus buildings. As part of a renovation project, the university removed asbestos using proper procedures in order to update its bathrooms, common spaces and dormitory rooms.
  • Asbestos found in Poteet Public Library
    Longtime resident of Poteet, Texas, Carol Merchant, thought she recognized shredded, peeled and powdered asbestos underneath the tile flooring at the Poteet Public Library. After requesting an inspection from the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), the Asbestos Program visited the library and confirmed her suspicions. The inspection found 3 percent chrysotile asbestos in the floor tiles and their black mastic adhesive.