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Improper Handling of Asbestos can be a Costly Mistake for Owners

Improper Handling of Asbestos can be a Costly Mistake for Owners Asbestos, once a common substance used in American construction because of its versatility and affordability, becomes toxic when it ages or is disturbed. Inhalation or ingestion of the fibers is a known cause of mesothelioma and lung cancer. In 1971, asbestos was declared a hazardous pollutant by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and federal safety regulations and the Clean Air Act contain rules and specific regulations for removal of asbestos-containing materials ... Read more