EPA To Run New Asbestos Tests On Mont. Wood Chips

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A Montana senator announced Monday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would conduct new tests on wood chips distributed throughout Libby, Mont., that were found in 2007 to be potentially contaminated with asbestos fibers from a Superfund site.

Wood chips from a former mill, which has been declared a Superfund site in part because of W.R. Grace & Co.'s 27-year mining operation there, will get a fresh round of testing and analysis this summer from the EPA to determine the level of asbestos fibers, according to...
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