Work begins Mon. on asbestos site; EPA cleanups still on track | WFAE

Green "filter socks" are designed to control runoff behind the old Carolina Asbestos plant in Davidson. The trees will be removed and the hill full of asbestos covered starting next week. (David Boraks/WFAE)
Green “filter socks” are designed to control runoff behind the old Carolina Asbestos plant in Davidson. The trees will be removed and the hill full of asbestos covered starting next week. (David Boraks/WFAE)

Despite the Trump administration’s freeze on new Environmental Protection Agency contracts, a federal cleanup of asbestos found at homes in Davidson remains on track. Meanwhile, state officials say work will start next week to cap asbestos that spilled near an old factory in the neighborhood.  Here’s my latest story at WFAE, with details on next week’s cleanup and the latest from the DEQ and EPA.

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