Scientists found natural asbestos minerals in one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. The health implications aren’t clear, nor are the impacts on development.
The Carbon Market Potential of Asbestos Mine Waste
Researchers have devised new methods to turn toxic asbestos mine tailings into innocuous piles of carbonate rock and draw down atmospheric carbon dioxide at the same time.
Meeting the Mineral Needs of the United States
A recent report points out where the United States is most dependent on mineral imports and highlights some ways for reducing this dependence.