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Asbestos FAQs

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, and deposits of asbestos are found throughout the world, including the United States. Once mined, asbestos rocks are crushed and milled, and the resulting fibers have been used in various products.

Find out more information on the Milne Library asbestos project.

External Resource

Asbestos for your health
https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/health_effects_asbestos.html  

Center for disease control frequently asked questions
https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/docs/Asbestos_Factsheet_508.pdf