Utah Businessman Faces Charges for Allegedly Not Cleaning Up Over 3,300 Tons of Asbestos

KUTV CBS by Kayla Winn

Salt Lake City, UT – A Utah businessman and part-owner of the Broadway Hotel faces charges of Clean Air Act violations after allegedly failing to properly dispose of asbestos-containing debris. Daniel Brett, 68, was on indicted on Feb. 14 by a federal grand jury in Salt Lake City. The Broadway Hotel, owned by Brett, was ordered for demolition in 2020 following a fire. Despite knowing about the asbestos presence since 2011, Brett hired an excavation company not certified to handle asbestos-containing material for the demolition, according to court documents. For the full text, click here.