Libby Asbestos Homepage
http://www.epa.gov/region8/superfund/libby/

Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8


This site is the public interface for the EPA's involvement with public health and environmental restoration efforts at an asbestos-contaminated vermiculite mining operation in Libby, Montana. The site provides fact sheets, press releases, documentation of community involvement, and sampling results. The site also provides links to additional resources about Libby, Montana and asbestos in general.

This description of a site outside SERC has not been vetted by SERC staff and may be incomplete or incorrect. If you have information we can use to flesh out or correct this record let us know.


Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

Cutting Edge

Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Observational Data
Health Topics: Airborne Transport Processes, Minerals
Science Background Required: Broadly accessible
Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Biosphere, Human Dimensions/Resources