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EPA may finish its investigation into rubble today hasn't been fully established, but he said an EPA inspector was in Juneau this week. John Pavitt, an air compliance inspector for the EPA, said Tuesday night that earlier in the day an inspector from the agency had "frank discussions...
EPA: Debris created risk of asbestos exposure

...because tests are still being conducted to determine the amount of asbestos in the rubble, said John Pavitt, EPA air compliance inspector, from Anchorage. The rubble is being kept wet to prevent a continued hazard. Asbestos, a fiber once used...
Villages may get reprieve on costly fuel

...non-road engines in 2011. "This is part of a two-prong approach to reduce emissions," said John Pavitt, an air compliance inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency in Anchorage. The EPA will inspect the fuel for compliance at the pump...
Town hole: Prime lot sits idle since 2004 fire

...The cleanup of the asbestos-contaminated debris pile was completed in December 2004, said John Pavitt, air compliance inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency. He said the waste was shipped to dumps in Oregon and Washington. Although...
Three accused of asbestos violations

...wasn't properly contained and dust was reported billowing from the demolition site, said John Pavitt, an EPA air compliance inspector from Anchorage. "It's a problem that didn't have to happen," Pavitt said. The three accused parties...
Chief: High fire risk calls for sprinklers downtown

...stopped work because of lingering questions about whether asbestos in the rubble poses a hazard. John Pavitt, air compliance inspector for EPA, said from Anchorage that the agency hasn't "ordered anybody to do anything." He said an inspector...
EPA finds another asbestos hazard in burned building

...showed the hazardous substance in two of three layers of patching material from the roof, said John Pavitt, air compliance inspector for the federal agency in Anchorage. Officials previously had found the fibers in floor tiles in the demolished...
Downtown debris cleanup date set

...begin Oct. 20. Representatives of property owner Tom Huntington "have assured me," said John Pavitt, an air compliance inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency, from Seattle on Wednesday. He noted that plans to clean up the site...
Cleanup of burnt ruin continues downtown

...people in the community believe it has. "We've come across a regulatory debacle," Henricksen said. An EPA air compliance inspector in Anchorage, John Pavitt, has told the Empire the detected presence of crumbling asbestos fibers makes the...


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