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Asbestos contamination unlikely at proposed Whatcom County quarry

Neighbors of proposed site wary of possible hazards

At a gathering of concerned residents, Kyle Zandbergen gestures with his hands to describe the space between his vehicle and the road.
At a gathering of concerned residents March 22, Kyle Zandbergen holds up his fingers to describe how little room on each side of a lane he has while driving with a 20-foot trailer behind him, to show how narrow the roads would be for gravel-laden trucks coming and going from a proposed quarry near Sumas. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
An asbestos-filled landslide on Sumas Mountain has Peaceful Valley neighbors concerned about cancer
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