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Senators From 28 States Send Staff Members to Learn More About the Dangers of Asbestos and the Need for a Ban LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The
All-encompassing analysis and forecast of the perlite and vermiculite market at various geographical scales can be found in the new topical research study “Perlite and Vermiculite: 2014 Market
Earth Day 2013 in Libby, Montana: Greening 12 Years After Dallas (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Riverfront Park near Libby, after nearly $500 million spent over
Environmental disasters impact individuals and communities; they also affect how family members communicate with each other, sometimes in surprising ways.
Sen. Baucus’ advocacy for asbestos victims merits special praise, says attorney Joseph W.
The New York mesothelioma attorneys at the law firm of Belluck & Fox applaud U.S.
Attorney Joseph W.
Environmental Services Group - http://www.environmentalservicesgroup.ca - introduces new company standard for detecting asbestos in Vermiculite and soil providing more accurate results than traditional testing Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Environmental Services Group (ESG) provides the highest quality in asbestos detection for Toronto and the GTA.
Over nearly a century, thousands of residents and workers in Libby, MT, have been exposed to asbestos-contaminated vermiculite ore, leading to markedly higher rates of lung disease and autoimmune disorders, and causing to Libby in 2002 to be added to the federal Environmental Protection Agency's "National Priorities List."
Vermiculite is a natural mineral which expands with the application of heat. It is formed by hydration of certain basaltic minerals, and is often found in association with asbestos. Mining operations in Libby, Montana were closed in 1990 in response to asbestos contamination. Expanded vermiculite is used as a soil conditioner, as loose-fill insulating and packing material, as an insulating filler for plaster and concrete compounds, and as a carrier for dry handling and slow release of...
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