I never knew asbestos grows in the wild.
"CARSON CITY The discovery of naturally occurring asbestos in and
around Boulder City is delaying work on a $600 million highway bypass
around the community while the state Transportation Department tries
to figure out how to deal with the issue.
Is this a showstopper? asked Gov. Brian Sandoval during a Monday
meeting of the state Transportation Board. This was a bomb that was
Home owner's need to disclose this in future sales?
Boulder City is near the Hoover Dam.
Sure. It's a mineral. That's where people got it. The fibers were
never made, but fire-proof stuff etc. was made from them. .
Talc is chemically the same, Mg3Si2O5(OH)4, but physically different,
and doesn't cause asbestosis. And there's a 3rd mineral that's also
like this, but I forget what.
They should either cover it with shrinkwrap, or pave it with blacktop.
Then they can dig it up.
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