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Posted inEnvironment, News, Public Health, Public Safety

Report renews concern about asbestos-like minerals across arid west, including in Montana

Recent research is focusing new attention on an asbestos-like mineral, blamed for staggering rates of a deadly cancer in Turkey, that also is found in the rocks and soil of 13 Western states, including multiple sites in Montana. The U.S. Geological Survey has identified 95 sites where the mineral, erionite, exists. And a recent hazard […]