HUFFINGTON POST
07/19/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Asbestos In Libby Montana: Emergency Declared By EPA

The declaration is the first issued by the agency, which has grappled with the "toxic legacy" of a mine outside Libby, Montana, since 1999, Administrator Lisa Jackson said.

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