Asbestos; a group of fibrous naturally occurring materials which were used widely in building materials because of its ability to bind, resist chemicals, insulate, and fireproof. Discovered by the ancient Egyptians, Asbestos has been used for more than 5,000 years. Named by the Ancient Greeks, the name meaning “inextinguishable”. The Greeks noted harmful biological effects in particular a “sickness of the lungs” in the...
Exposure to elevated levels of asbestos fibers has been documented to cause a variety of diseases including asbestosis and cancer. Consequently, the application, removal, and disposal of asbestos-containing materials are regulated by several agencies, including state health and environmental resource departments. To date two federal agencies have been principally responsible for generating regulations for asbestos control. These two agencies are the...
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Great Plains Asbestos Control, Inc. (GPAC) is a full service environmental remediation and demolition company. GPAC offers a range of services to public and private clients that include; building remediation and demolition, plant closure, plant de-commissioning and site reclamation.Read More
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