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Largest Asbestos Penalty in Iowa History

Des Moines developer Bob Knapp and his holding company, Equitable LP, have agreed to the largest civil penalty for asbestos violations in the state's history. The fine amounted to $500,000 after the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission referred the case to the attorney general. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources allows a maximum fine of $10,000 for asbestos violations.

Between 2005 and 2007, Equitable LP performed renovations on a 19 story downtown building that was built in 1924. The company did not take any asbestos precautions in their renovations. Unfortunately, the fine comes less than a week after the Equitable building was foreclosed upon. The company owes about $8 million to Vantus bank and may not be able to pay the fine for some time.

If you or someone you know has been exposed to asbestos, contact the Iowa mesothelioma attorneys of Williams Kherkher at 800-781-3955.

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