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Company demolishing ex-Bryan Foods plant fined over asbestos

WEST POINT — The company that’s tearing down the former Bryan Foods complex in West Point is paying a civil fine for failing to control for asbestos. Kohart Surplus and Salvage has agreed to pay $7,500 to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, as well as to hire a certified contractor to remove or abate debris on the site that ...

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Discovery of asbestos shuts down plant demolition

WEST POINT — Demolition work at the old Sara Lee plant in West Point has stopped after crews discovered asbestos. WTVA-TV in Tupelo reports that the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is going to take a look at the plant and run a series of tests before work can resume on removing the old buildings. The city of West Point ...

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OUTDOORS WITH DR. JOHN WOODS: Death of a small outdoors business

Without naming names this is still a story to tell. It’s not about failure or bad business decisions or even poor management. It is more about market forces, constrains on running a small business, underfunded operating capitol, a prevailing “mom and pop” operating philosophy, knock off brands, and watching competitors outright stealing your product ideas and selling them cheaper than ...

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