Wis. Settles over Courthouse Asbestos

February 7, 2008

The Wisconsin state Justice Department reached a settlement with three contractors over violations of demolition regulations at the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Walsh Construction Co., Omega Demolition Corp. and Balestrieri Environmental and Development, Inc., were ordered to pay a total of $105,000.

The Justice Department alleges the contractors violated asbestos removal regulations during demolition of the courthouse’s annex building in 2006.

Similar allegations against the county and Professional Service Industries are pending.

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