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 »

When was dueling outlawed?

The Second Continental Congress passed Articles of War outlawing dueling in 1775. Although dueling ceased more quickly in the North than it did in the South, by 1820 every southern state had passed... Read More »

When was dueling outlawed in England?

Dueling, which was an acceptable and expected means of settling disputes and challenges in England for centuries, grew unpopular during the 1770s. The practice was outlawed in the 1840s for various... Read More »

When were lead candle wicks outlawed?

Lead candle wicks were banned by the United States government in 2003. However, many candle manufacturers had discontinued using them as early as the 1970s, and the National Candle Association aske... Read More »