Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Asbestos-- a public health emergency

President Obama's administration declared a public health emergency today. Clean-up of the town of Libby, Montana began 10 years ago, yet is still incomplete. As of now there are 200 deaths and over 1,000 illnesses caused by asbestos reported. The town will receive enhanced help for clean-up and medical assistance.

Check out the CNN article to learn more.

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