The origins of public concern with taconite and human health: Reserve Mining and the asbestos case.

@article{Berndt2008TheOO,
  title={The origins of public concern with taconite and human health: Reserve Mining and the asbestos case.},
  author={Michael E. Berndt and William Charles Brice},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  year={2008},
  volume={52 1 Suppl},
  pages={
          S31-9
        }
}
  • M. Berndt, W. Brice
  • Published 2008
  • Business, Medicine
  • Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP
Asbestos first became an issue to Minnesota's iron industry when it was revealed that mineral fibers similar to those in Reserve Mining's tailings were being found in drinking water for several communities that used Lake Superior as their primary water source. This discovery turned what had largely been an environmental court battle into a case concerning public health. The courts listened to much conflicting and uncertain scientific testimony on the size and distribution of the mineral fibers… Expand
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