Asbestos plan still not finalized

More than eight months after the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) accepted the final report of the Deloitte investigation into Kahnawake’s asbestos problem, a global remediation and management plan to remove it is still weeks away from being finalized. “I do get a lot of the frustration from the community, and

Dissecting the asbestos file

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) finally released the long-awaited executive summary of the Asbestos Civil Investigation’s final report. However, many unanswered questions remain regarding accountability, decision-making, and transparency. Last Friday, MCK executive director Onerahtókha (Karlie) Marquis, chief Cody Diabo and the investigation’s community observer Doug Lahache participated in a press

Assessing soil quality for Lot 106

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Asbestos found on Tekakwitha Island

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Asbestos removal continues

(File Photo) [apss_share]   This week, the removal of asbestos containing material (ACM) from lot 106 in the New Development Area of town resumed as part of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake’s (MCK) larger asbestos remediation strategy. “This was in the works since last year,” said MCK chief and the lead on the Asbestos