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August 17, 2008 12:52 PM
US Department of the Interior Reports 36 Locations in NJ with Naturally Occurring Asbestos

The US Geological Survey has reported that NJ ranks 2nd highest in the number of naturally occurring asbestos sites (mines) in the Eastern US. Over 324 sites were reported by the US Geological Survey in the US. Once used extensively for commercial and industrial uses, asbestos is now a troublesome hazard that is carcinogenic.

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