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Asbestos Issues Hinder Building Progress in Massachusetts

Everywhere you look, there are new real estate development projects going up across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A lot of the new development started in Boston and the surrounding suburbs but now has spread to other areas, such as Springfield.

asbestos-244234-m.jpgOne of the major impediments to all this new development is, in order to make way for new buildings, old asbestos-laden buildings must be razed. When a development wants to demolish an old building, it must first have an inspection performed to see if the building contains asbestos, and many of them do.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring substance used heavily due to its natural resistance to heat, fire, caustic chemicals, and electricity. It is very dangerous when handling, and, as our Boston