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DNR: Cedar Rapids MedQuarter, Zinser wor...

DNR: Cedar Rapids MedQuarter, Zinser worker face penalties for serious environmental, public health violations

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced today that the Cedar Rapids medical district, known as the MedQuarter, and Brian Sherron, of Zinser Demolition of Walford, have been ordered to pay administrative penalties for “serious violations” of the DNR’s regulations on underground storage tank removal. Sherron faces a $6,500 administrative penalty and the MedQuarter was […]

Cedar Rapids Washington asbestos case se...

Cedar Rapids Washington asbestos case sent to Iowa Attorney General’s Office

Some of the people testifying at an Environmental Protection Commission meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16, said staff members and students were in areas of Washington High School where they could have been exposed to asbestos. The commission voted unanimously after the public hearing to refer the Cedar Rapids School District case, and that of Abatement Specialties, […]