In Maquoketa, Iowa, a fire tore through the downtown area two years ago. The cleanup of the site has been postponed again due to asbestos findings.
The city is in the process of finding a contractor to remove the asbestos contaminated debris. The city is also trying to find signatures to preserve the historic value of the area. The also need to get signatures from the US Environmental Protection Agency, which provided a $200,000 grant for the cleanup. The city will decide on the contractor soon so the process can begin. Abestos exposure it the primary cause of mesothelioma, a rare form cancer.
If you or someone you love has been exposed to asbestos and been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact the mesothelioma lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-242-2874.