Plans to demolish asbestos-contaminated buildings gain support

12/11/2007 | Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas)

At least one environmentalist supports plans to demolish asbestos-contaminated buildings even if the asbestos hasn't been removed. Thousands of contaminated buildings around the country are still standing because demolition standards are too expensive, and Neil Carman, director of the clean air program of the Sierra Club's Lone Star chapter in Austin, Texas, said that's more dangerous than simply demolishing the buildings and that alternative demolition methods could reduce the risk.

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