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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Controversy About Naturally Occuring Asbestos, Clark and Nye Counties, Nevada

Controversy About Naturally Occuring Asbestos, Clark and Nye Counties, Nevada

People hunting meteorites in southern Nevada should read
the below article in the March Earth Magazine. it is;

Pratt, S. E., 2015, Asbestos found in Nevada and
Arizona: Roadblock and potential health hazard?
Earth Magazine. vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 32-39.
http://www.earthmagazine.org/article/asbestos-found-nevada-and-arizona-roadblock-and-potential-health-hazard

Other articles are:

In Nevada, a Controversy in the Wind by Deborah
Blum, New York Times, 9, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/10/science/a-controversy-in-the-wind.html

Asbestos controversy blows in Nevada wind
The Seattle Times-Feb 22, 2015
http://www.seattletimes.com/news/asbestos-controversy-blows-in-nevada-wind/

Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos
in nature, UH System Current News,February 12, 2015
http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2015/02/12/rare-cancer-found-in-nevada-likely-caused-by-asbestos-in-nature/

Mesothelioma in southern Nevada likely result of asbestos
in environment. International Association for the Study of
Lung Cancer, Science Daily, February 10, 2015
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150210155940.htm

The paper is:

Baumann, F., B. J. Buck, R. V. Metcalf, B. T. McLaurin,
D. Merkler, and M. Carbone, 2015, The presence of
asbestos in the natural environment is likely related to
mesothelioma in young individuals and women from
Southern Nevada. Journal of Thoracic Oncology.
Post Acceptance: February 7, 2015
doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000506
http://journals.lww.com/jto/Abstract/publishahead/The_presence_of_asbestos_in_the_natural.98978.aspx
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25668121

yours,

Paul H.

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