Libby Asbestos Homepage

Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8

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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.

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Cutting Edge

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