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We Must Not Forget the Residents of Asbestos

Monday, September 17, 2012


The town of Asbestos has been a single industry asbestos-mining town for over a century. Some efforts at economic diversification have been made in the past, but sadly have failed. It is an economically and psychologically depressed area, with its population having shrunk, house prices dropped and local businesses, like restaurants, having closed down. The […]

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