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Asbestos: Lethal and Still a Threat to All Americans

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Two years ago, the Ocean View School District in Orange County, California, was forced to close multiple schools and bus 1,600 students to temporary classrooms when asbestos was discovered during a modernization project. The cost of the asbestos abatement project, combined with the cost of busing students to other schools, as well as lost state revenue due to parents who pulled their children out of the district, topped $15 million.

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