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Asbestos Insulation

Noah talks with Andrew Schneider, Senior National Correspondent for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, about an asbestos company that allegedly knew it's products could cause cancer as long ago as the 1970's. The Public Health Service asked the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health to issue an alert. The asbestos is found in vermiculite made by the W.R. Grace Co., which is used in everything from potting soil to insulation. The Health Service says even casual handling of the material could expose people to 150 times the amount of asbestos considered safe under federal regulations.

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