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March 13, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Owner of Kent apartments gets prison for mishandling asbestos

The owner of a Kent apartment complex was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in prison for violating the Clean Air Act by knowingly exposing residents and workers to airborne asbestos, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Stanley Xu, 53, pleaded guilty in October for failing to protect residents of the Avante Apartments in Kent from asbestos…


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