Specific Asbestos Assessment Activities: Libby, Montana Cleanup
A now-closed vermiculite mine was the main source of asbestos contamination in Libby, Montana and surrounding areas. Most known source areas near the town of Libby have been cleaned up. Currently, EPA is screening residential and commercial properties for vermiculite and asbestos contamination. Indoor and outdoor cleanup of residences has been ongoing since October 2002. More than 400 residences have been cleaned up to date.
Courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency