When was asbestos outlawed in California?

Answer Asbestos, a substance that becomes harmful if allowed to stay airborne, was banned in the manufacturing of friable materials in California in 1978. Friable materials are those that may be crushed o... Read More »

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When was asbestos outlawed as insulation?

In the U.S., asbestos-containing material (ACM) used as thermal insulation was outlawed under the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants established by the Environmental Protecti... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Asbestos Material in California?

You read about illness due to asbestos and you hear about class-action lawsuits stemming from asbestos exposure, so naturally you wonder how you can even get rid of the stuff. Surprisingly, asbesto... Read More »

California Asbestos Requirements?

Asbestos is a fibrous mineral, usually used for making articles fireproof . It was found that inhaling asbestos fibers might cause lung cancer. Asbestos has been used by humans for centuries. Ancie... Read More »

ASBESTOS....should my hubby knock down shed full of asbestos?

DON'T DO IT!!! That would send asbestos buy the load into the air for him to inhale. He should tell his brother to contact a contractor to remove it properly or he could be seriously risking his he... Read More »