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Echo Press Editorial: Are you being exposed to asbestos?

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Asbestos continues to pose public health risks.

In the past few years, Douglas County officials found asbestos while remodeling the Service Center and Alexandria School District 206 had to remove asbestos from Lincoln Elementary School.


Just a couple of weeks ago, the city of Alexandria learned that steam pipes buried deep underneath Broadway are coated in asbestos, which will add to the cost of the reconstruction project when the pipes are replaced.

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