U.S. GAO - Hazardous Materials: EPA’s Assessment of Sites That May Have Received Asbestos-Contaminated Ore from Libby, Montana (GAO-09-7SP, March 2009), an E-supplement to GAO-09-6R

Hazardous Materials: EPA’s Assessment of Sites That May Have Received Asbestos-Contaminated Ore from Libby, Montana (GAO-09-7SP, March 2009), an E-supplement to GAO-09-6R

U.S. Gypsum Company, 100 1st Street, Empire, Nevada
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EPA
Region
Location of facility Type of facility Amount
of ore
received
(in tons)
Did
EPA
visit
the
site?
Were
samples
taken?
Results of
evaluation
9 100 1st Street, Empire, Nevada Gypsum board manufacturer 2,552.8 Yes-June 14, 2000 No According to an EPA database compiled from W.R. Grace shipping invoices, 2,552.8 tons of vermiculite ore from the Libby mine were shipped to this site between February 1967 and November 1975. EPA performed a visual inspection of this site, found no evidence of contamination, and determined no further action was needed.

GAO-09-6R