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A decontamination crew from the Environmental Protection Agency works on extracting asbestos fibers from a barn in the Libby area. The EPA has cleaned thousands of homes, buildings, and public spaces in the most expensive environmental clean up in American history. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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COVID-19 Stalks A Montana Town Already Grappling With Asbestos Disease

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A former Asbestos plant is seen February in Thetford Mines, Quebec. Canada has ended its refusal to allow chrysotile asbestos to be added to the U.N.'s Rotterdam Convention on hazardous materials. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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