EPD Investigating Asbestos Allegation in Rossville

5 08 2008

Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division is investigating a large property in Rossville for asbestos.

Asbestos is used to fireproof insulating materials, but research also shows that asbestos is highly toxic. Now, the E-P-D tells us they’re investigating a complaint that workers are removing asbestos from a Rossville property without a permit, and that has some people who live in the area worried.

Trucks leave the old Peerless Mill in Rossville – the property now under investigation by Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division for asbestos.

See full article, here.