News articles have been coming out today concerning new developments at the Libby, Montana Asbestos Cleanup Site. In what must be the most expensive asbestos abatement project in US history, since 2009, the EPA has spent roughly $575M cleaning up the contamination caused by the nearby infamous mine. The EPA now gets ready to hand..

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The Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created to provide information and assistance to veterans regarding treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits for veterans suffering from asbestos illnesses. The MVC was founded by retired Navy LCDR Carl Jewett. Commander Jewett is a VA-accredited claims agent and has helped hundreds of veterans get approved for their VA benefits..

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The Youtube channel SciShow has made a great video on the little-known origins of asbestos and its uses thousands of years ago. What is now considered more than a demonized nuisance was once the great miracle mineral of the old ages! Documented cases of the health problems stemming from asbestos date back thousands of years…

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Protect Your Family From Asbestos Contaminated Vermiculite Insulation This page is a summary of the informative EPA article on the subject. To read the full article, click the link at the bottom. What is Vermiculite Vermiculite is a naturally-occurring mineral composed of shiny flakes, resembling mica. When heated to a high temperature, flakes of vermiculite expand..

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Although statistics show a growing number of people who have never worked directly with asbestos are suffering with an asbestos-related disease, most documented cases are caused by occupational exposure to the toxic mineral. This is due to the likeliness of repeated exposure, which occurs through standard operations in a variety of industries and job sites…

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