Grace enters talks with US govt over new asbestos issues

By Jack Elliott
Published: Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Asbestos from company’s 20-year-closed vermiculite mine washing into Kootenai River

US federal officials have entered discussions with vermiculite producer W.R. Grace & Co. following tests which have shown a strong asbestos presence in the Kootenai River, Montana.

According to Canadian Business, the asbestos has flowed from Grace’s Libby, Montana, vermiculite mine, and officials will discuss with the company plans...

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