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    Asbestos abatement in Razran Hall

    Asbestos is being removed from Razran Hall in order to prepare for physics and psychology research lab renovations. The renovations will provide improved and updated laboratory facilities and new lab equipment. Built in 1970, Razran Hall was known as the “New Science Facility.” It was renamed in 1994 for Gregory Razran, professor and former chair of the psychology department for over 20 years. “Asbestos containing materials that would be impacted by the planned renovations must be removed by an asbestos abatement contractor prior to performing renovation work,” William Graffeo, director of Environmental Health and Safety at Queens College, said. Razran’s removal will be handled by Microtech Contracting Corporation. Microtech is…