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ID:

64

Date:

2005-08-21

Headline:

On Range, deadly illness went unreported; Mesothelioma strikes years after victims' exposure to asbestos

Reporter's name:

Greg Gordon

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Star Tribune

City:

Minneapolis, MN

Summary:

Documents obtained under FOIA by the Minneapolis Star Tribune revealed that Minnesota taconite mine owners failed to report at least two cases of lethal asbestos illnesses to the Mine Safety & Health Administration as required by law.

Keywords:

mesothelioma; asbestos; mine; LTV Steel Mining Company; U.S. Steel Corp.


Agencies:

MSHA

States:

MN

Categories:

health care


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