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asbestos abatement, asbestos removal

The procedures used in eliminating the release of asbestos fibers or in removing materials containing asbestos (e.g., the process of encapsulation). Also see air monitoring, HEPA filter, and wet cleaning.
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"Improper and unsafe lead and asbestos removal is a serious problem in Washington," said Anne Soiza, L&I's assistant director for the Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
The project included asbestos removal and demolition of structures to slab level of Building C10 (Blue Room).
And in 2006, the HSE failed to hit any asbestos removal targets.
The court distinguished this case from Dominion Resources, where the asbestos removal permitted the owner to put the building to a different use, thus requiring it to capitalize the expenditures.
Consequently, the encapsulation expenditures "did not enable the taxpayer to operate on a changed, more efficient, or larger scale." The TAM also emphasizes that, unlike asbestos removal costs, encapsulation had only a temporary effect.
Out of it came a series of filters that make asbestos removal safe.
"Only after analysts are satisfied with the asbestos removal can the buildings be handed to the demolition contractor."
Included in that amount is about $30,000 in what he called remaining asbestos removal. Of that total, it cost about $21,000 to remove asbestos from the concrete slab of the recently demolished 1935 wing of the former high school, he said.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the governmental watchdog, levies heavy fines to those that violate the strict regulations concerning asbestos removal and remediation.
In contrast to the Service's previous conclusions, the conclusions in Letter Ruling (TAM) 9411002 are mixed: while the IRS concluded that asbestos removal costs must be capitalized, it permitted the taxpayer to currently deduct asbestos encapsulation costs as incidental repairs.

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