According to a recent report, Riverbend Steam Station in North Carolina is set to close soon. It was one of the first large-scale power plants in the area and is run by Duke Energy. In the process of closing these coal-fired plants, coal ash basins are left behind. These basins contain water and coal ash, which could harm residents in the area.
A recent study has shown that mesothelioma is common among members of military branches. In fact, it is routinely diagnosed in a high number of current and force military members every single year.
The North Carolina Department of Labor issued citations to the Town of Indian Beach fire department. At issue were safety violations related to asbestos removal and electrical wiring.
When consumers are exposed to dangerous or defective products, the results can include serious injuries, illness or even death. If this is the case, victims and their families can hold manufacturers and companies responsible by filing a product liability claim.