The IRE website will be unavailable while we complete routine maintenance on Friday, September 17 from 8-10 am CT.
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #14373
Subject: Cancer
Source: Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
Date: Dec. 21, 1997



State lawmakers and officials have known for years that a rare and incurable asbestos-related cancer has been striking men in northeastern Minnesota at a rate far higher than the state average. For 12 years state officials ignored warning from international experts and only recently promised to investigate the source of the asbestos.

141 Neff Annex   |   Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram