Canada’s last asbestos mine about to run out of asbestos

Oh dear, they will have to look for some more!

Amplify’d from montreal.ctv.ca

Canada’s last asbestos mine about to run out of asbestos

A mountain of mining residues from asbestos in East Broughton, near Therford Mines Que. December 13, 2010 (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

MONTREAL — A confidential federal memo suggests Canada’s last fully functional asbestos mine is about to die, raising the prospect the controversial industry might just disappear on its own.

The Natural Resources Canada memorandum, released under the Access to Information Act, estimates that the life of Quebec’s Lac d’amiante du Canada will end in early 2012.

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