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A Town Left To Die
This site provides links to a collection of Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper articles about the history of asbestos-contaminated vermiculite mining in Libby, Montana. Topics of the articles include the recently discovered health risks associated with vermiculite, case histories of residents who became ill from asbestos exposure, and environmental restoration and public health care efforts made in response.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Index / Bibliography
    • Periodical
  • Environmental science
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1996-2004 Seattle Post-Intelligencer
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-515
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Geology and Human Health'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Seattle Post-Intelligencer