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ID:

492

Date:

2009-12-09

Headline:

Smithsonian settles asbestos suit

Reporter's name:

James V. Grimaldi and Jacqueline Trescott

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Washington Post used a FOIA request to the Department of Labor to learn that a longtime employee of the Smithsonian Institution settled a lawsuit charging insufficient protection against asbestos exposure for $233,000.

Keywords:

Smithsonian, Smithsonian Institution, asbestos, lawsuit, G. Wayne Clough, Clough, Richard Pullman, Air and Space Museum, asbestosis, Department of Labor, DOL

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/09/AR2009120904519.html


Agencies:

DOL

States:

DC

Categories:

health care
workplace safety


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