NY1 At 20: 1993 Report Examines Public School Asbestos Scare
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As NY1 revisits its 20-year history, the station looks back at reporter Jonathan Dienst's September 20, 1993 coverage of an asbestos scare that prompted city leaders to push back the start of classes.
NY1 FOLLOW-UP: The re-testing and clean up would cost more than $100 million.
The Board of Education official who oversaw required asbestos testing in the late 80's would plead guilty to conspiracy and falsifying documents for signing off on inspections that were never conducted.