TITLE

California Rock Has Builders Stepping Up Dust Abatement

AUTHOR(S)
Long, J.T.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/30/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 21, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that builders will continue as planned with more than 11,000 homes in California's El Dorado Hills east of Sacramento despite a recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study showing that construction activities can kick up asbestos-containing dust. But they are going to have to be more careful about the way they work. Geologists have known for years that strata of serpentine winding their way through 44 of California's 58 counties can contain naturally occurring asbestos. That report prompted the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District to propose enhanced restrictions on development practices in areas within a half-mile of known asbestos strata.
ACCESSION #
17237412

 

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