Reuse of asbestos mining residues in Canada: profitable vs healthy

A Quebec company’s plan to transform asbestos mining residues into magnesium sounds like a miracle, but questions remain about health risks. The plan to extract magnesium from the mountains of asbestos-laden mining residues in the Eastern Townships is being hailed as a modern-day miracle, with governments already investing more than $40 million in public funds into one company’s project. But what are the health risks? Read the full article here.

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