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State may take legal action over damage

February 12, 2013

MADISON, WI — Wisconsin state officials are considering legal action against a cleaning company blamed for damaging the capitol’s marble floors last year, according marble floorsto the Pioneer Press.

Close to 100 marble stones were damaged by workers for Peterson Cleaning Inc. of Rockford, Illinois, before the project was halted, the article stated.

According to the article, chemical testing done on the damaged stones indicated that battery acid may have leaked from one of the cleaning machines being used.

State workers have begun the process of polishing the stained marble, which is expected to take nearly two months and cost around $16,000, the article noted.

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