Saturday, June 20, 2009

Fallout from 'the worst toxic exposure recorded in the U.S.'

"Residents of the small town of Libby, Mont., where asbestos contamination has been blamed for 274 deaths, got the long-overdue attention they needed.  The Obama administration's announcement on Wednesday of a public health emergency in the Rocky Mountain community marks the start of an extensive, home-by-home cleanup and better health protections for those with asbestos-related illnesses."

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