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2014-12-19 23:06:49

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is commenting on how seriously the EPA now takes exposure to asbestos as evidenced by a recent press release, and juxtaposes it against regulations surrounding

2014-12-19 23:04:41

Mesothelioma education website cites statistics on thousands of older water pipes in the U.S.

2014-12-18 23:09:04

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent EPA memo related to hazardous levels of asbestos in the Pacific Northwest and wants to remind people in the public and private

2014-12-11 23:08:27

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent ABC news article from Australia about the rise of mesothelioma in those living in the vicinity of a former asbestos factory

2014-11-19 23:15:03

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "About one in every ten diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we talk to are uncertain about how their exposure to asbestos occurred, which is why we are

2014-11-18 08:32:46

Mesothelioma Compensation Center offers help to asbestos victims in determining the cause of exposure WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-04 23:11:14

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent article from the BBC on the demolition of a local power plant's cooling towers to point out that the article does not take

2014-10-31 23:12:09

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "This week we are rolling out the carpet on a brand-new service related to discussing the differences in current EPA building codes with the almost nonexistent

2014-10-13 23:09:25

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is not only incredibly passionate about making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the United States get the best possible compensation for this rare


Latest Asbestos and the law Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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