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synonyms for asbestos

  • concrete
  • fire-resistant
  • incombustible
  • noncandescent
  • noncombustible
  • nonflammable
  • noninflammable
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How to use asbestos in a sentence

In Philadelphia, for example, an investigation by the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News found widespread problems in school buildings with asbestos, mold, rat droppings and lead paint.
CHICAGO REACHES DEAL WITH TEACHERS TO REOPEN SCHOOL BUILDINGSMORIAH BALINGITFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
An investigative series by the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News in recent years documented extensive issues with asbestos and lead-tainted paint in school buildings.
LAWSUITS, LOCKOUTS AND STRIKE THREATS: FIGHTS TO REOPEN CLASSROOMS REACH A HEAD IN SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTSMORIAH BALINGITFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In a normal year, that wouldn’t qualify as good news for too many industries outside of wax cylinder and asbestos sales.
NOT EVEN 5G COULD RESCUE SMARTPHONE SALES IN 2020BRIAN HEATERDECEMBER 24, 2020TECHCRUNCH
As the work continued, asbestos repeatedly shook loose, triggering the attention of the San Diego County Air Pollution Control District.
REAL ESTATE DEBACLES LOOMED LARGE ON FAULCONER’S WATCHLISA HALVERSTADTDECEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Riney also demanded that the city provide notice of incidents involving exposure or presence of asbestos and details on related legal claims.
101 ASH LANDLORD ACCUSES CITY OF VIOLATIONS BEYOND MISSED RENTLISA HALVERSTADTOCTOBER 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The approaches could include spreading the material out to increase the reactive surface area, running fans that increase the amount of air flowing over the asbestos, or directly injecting concentrated carbon dioxide into the mineral pits.
ASBESTOS COULD BE A POWERFUL WEAPON AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE (YOU READ THAT RIGHT)JAMES TEMPLEOCTOBER 6, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Under Michell’s watch, the city rushed to evacuate the building in January after a series of asbestos violations emerged during an expanded renovation effort that went awry.
CITY COO KRIS MICHELL RESIGNSLISA HALVERSTADTSEPTEMBER 21, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The building now sits vacant after the county declared it a public nuisance in January because of asbestos concerns.
MORNING REPORT: THE LA JOLLA SCHOOLS EXODUSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 21, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Between August and December 2019, county air pollution regulators filed a series of violations related to asbestos.
MORNING REPORT: THE DEAL BEFORE THE 101 ASH ST. DEALVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The city ended up approving a $30 million remodel but then that got out of hand and now employees can’t work there because of the asbestos concerns.
POLITICS REPORT: MARA ELLIOTT, PLUMBERSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO ASBESTOS

  • asbestos
  • concrete
  • fire-resistant
  • incombustible
  • noncandescent
  • noncombustible
  • nonflammable
  • noninflammable
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