DEQ Asbestos Sampling Rules & Regulations

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral composed of long, thin fibers. The fibers are fire-resistant and insulate well, which made asbestos popular as a construction material in the 18th and 19th centuries. However, asbestos dust can be hazardous when inhaled, as the small fibers are permanently trapped in the body. Over time, the fibers can […]