2015 - Page 3 of 32 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Fairfax County VA Builders Contending With Asbestos-Containing Rock

Approximately 10.5 square miles of Fairfax County, VA, a highly populated area adjacent to Washington, DC, contains ‘problem soils,’ which include naturally occurring asbestos. Fairfax County builders have to be wary of disturbing soils containing natural asbestos, and introducing asbestos fibers into the air can increase the risk of mesothelioma, a deadly cancer that attacks…

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