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Crews cleanup asbestos from a Commerce apartment complex. (Courtesy: City of Commerce)

Sued Commerce Complex Begins Asbestos Cleanup

A New Orleans-based management company has begun cleaning up asbestos debris that the city of Commerce sued them for improperly disposing of in 2008.



Parents Not Told About Asbestos At Gainesville School

Sandra Sanchez sits on her steps as her three little kids play in the front yard. She’s lived in Gainesville for six years. The mother says she does everything she can to protect her little ones. She expects the same when her 5-year-old is at school.


The location of the Live Oak Apartments in Commerce, which were sued by the city for improperly disposing of asbestos. (Credit: Google Maps)

Commerce Sues Property For Poorly Disposed Asbestos

The city of Commerce has filed a lawsuit against a New Orleans-based management company alleging that it improperly disposed of asbestos debris discovered three years ago in an apartment complex it owns.