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Asbestos in the United States: Occurrences, Use and Control
(Released April 2008)

 
  by Andreas Saldivar & Vicki Soto  

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  1. Safe house

    Cornett KRT News Graphics 12-17-2007

  2. Ship workers in protective clothing


    Ship workers in protective clothing seal the air vents onboard the Otapan tanker prior to entering the Dutch channels16 October 2006. A ship rejected by Turkey for breaking up because of its asbestos content docked Monday back in the Netherlands, the Dutch ANP news agency reported. Dutch authorities will evaluate exactly how much asbestos is aboard the Otapan, which had left Amsterdam's port in July after being there since 2001, before giving a local firm the job of renewing it.
    ED OUDENAARDEN, Agence France Presse 10-16-2006

  3. Harvey Harris holds an x-ray

    Harvey Harris holds an x-ray, projected with a slide projector on a white board. Harris suffers from mesothelioma caused by a lifetime spent working around asbestos. The leftside of the x-ray shows a healthy lung. The right shows the lung affected by mesothelioma.
    CHARLES FOX, KRT Photos 10-27-2005
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  1. SEM images of natural and sono-chemically modified chrysotile. . . .

    The combination of oxalic acid with power ultrasound fully degrades chrysotile asbestos fibres
    Turci, F.; Tomatis, M.; Mantegna, S.; Cravotto, G.; Fubini, B. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol. 9, No. 10, pp. 1064-1066. Oct 2007

  2. Raman spectra of chrysotile fibres, (b) chrysotile treated . . . .

    The combination of oxalic acid with power ultrasound fully degrades chrysotile asbestos fibres
    Turci, F.; Tomatis, M.; Mantegna, S.; Cravotto, G.; Fubini, B. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol. 9, No. 10, pp. 1064-1066. Oct 2007

  3. Scheme 1 (a) Chrysotile sketch as reported in Fubini and Otero, . . . .

    The combination of oxalic acid with power ultrasound fully degrades chrysotile asbestos fibres
    Turci, F.; Tomatis, M.; Mantegna, S.; Cravotto, G.; Fubini, B. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol. 9, No. 10, pp. 1064-1066. Oct 2007

  4. Deterioration status assessment performed on MIVIS emissivity data . . . .

    Deterioration status of asbestos-cement roofing sheets assessed by analyzing hyperspectral data
    Bassani, C.; Cavalli, R.M.; Cavalcante, F.; Cuomo, V.; Palombo, A.; Pascucci, S.; Pignatti, S. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 109, No. 3, pp. 361-378. Aug 2007
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Websites
  1. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry: Asbestos.
    (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry , Division of Toxicology , 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E-29 , Atlanta, GA 30333)

  2. Air Quality Program-Air Pollution.
    (Saskatchewan Lung Association, 1231 - 8th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7H 0S5, Canada)

  3. The Asbestos Institute.
    (Asbestos Institute, 1200 McGill College, Suite 1640, Montreal, Quebec H3B 4G7, Canada)

  4. Fact Sheet: What Is Asbestos?
    (Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200, Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20210, USA)

  5. Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.
    (Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Little Rock, AR 72209, USA)

  6. International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Union Local 17.

  7. Asbestos.
    (Ohio State University Extension, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA)

  8. Sources of Indoor Air Pollution: Asbestos.
    (Environmental Protection Agency, Ariel Rios Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest, Mail Code 3213A, Washington, DC 20460, USA)

  9. Asbestos - General Information for Handling and Disposal.
    (New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, 6 Hazen Drive, P.O. Box 95, Concord, NH 03302-0095, USA)

  10. Asbestos and Disease.
    (The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Scotland)

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