EHAP was asked by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to evaluate the public health significance of exposure to asbestos at this site, which is one of 28 major former processors nationwide of vermiculite from Libby, Montana. We know know that vermiculite from Libby contained asbestos.
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Oregon Tobacco Quitline (pdf) Quit Smoking Resources:
One of the best ways to care for yourself if you have been exposed to asbestos is to avoid cigarette smoke. Smoking can increase the rate of disease progression and also increases the risk of lung cancer.
Health Provider Packet- The materials listed below were developed for you to take to your health care practitioner: