Part of U.S. Capitol building closed after industrial spill

Jul 10, 2014 8:11 AM by Cheryl Wengren

WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials have closed the House side of the U.S. Capitol because of an industrial spill there.

Capitol Police say a hazardous material response team is on site Thursday following an incident that began sometime around 2:30 a.m. to 3 a.m.

The Architect of the Capitol released a statement indicating the incident involved ongoing asbestos abatement work.


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