Posted on January 26, 2021
Categories: Environmental

While all District schools remained closed as part of the response efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19, OEMS was able to remove asbestos containing materials (ACM) that were found in District schools. OEMS completed asbestos abatement, remediation or repair projects at 183 schools. More than 229,000 square feet (five acres) and 77,000 linear feet (14 miles) of asbestos containing material, like pipe insulation and floor tile, was removed from schools.