Troy, Montana

Modified on 2009/10/14 21:37 by admin
Troy, Montana residents are at risk of developing severe health problems due to the town's proximity to an abandoned vermiculite mine linked to asbestos contamination. Troy lies only 18 miles northwest of Libby, the site of the 60-year-old mine once used for the production of insulation and potting soil. W. R. Grace & Co. owned and operated the mine from 1963 until its closure in 1990.

According to recent reports, asbestos contamination in Libby has been blamed for over 200 deaths and countless health problems of area residents. Health screenings of residents in the town of 2,000 found similar asbestosis problems seen in Libby.

See your doctor if you live in or around Troy, Montana and you have experienced serious health problems associated with asbestos exposure. In addition, it may be important to contact an attorney who can help you protect your legal rights. Please keep in mind that there may be time limits within which you must commence suit.

See Also

  1. Specific Contaminated Sites
  2. Asbestosis: Overview
  3. Lung & Airway Disorders
  4. Lung Cancer: Overview
  5. Mesothelioma
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