Alewife Study Group > W. R. Grace site > community feedback > Nov. 1 1999, WBUR Search 

Neighborhood residents fear asbestos will become airborne

- a story on Here and Now, WBUR radio program

Quoting from the Here and Now link, above:
"W.R. Grace, the company blasted in the book A Civil Action for allegedly covering up massive contamination on its property in Woburn, Massachusetts, is again under fire -- this time in Cambridge. The company wants to build on a property which is heavily contaminated with asbestos, and neighborhood residents fear that the asbestos will become airborne and float into nearby residential areas. Katherine Triantafallou is a Cambridge city counselor (the Cambridge City Council can be reached at, and she drops by to tell us about an ordinance she is sponsoring that would set new standards for airborne asbestos."

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