This story from the Montreal Gazette recounts apparent new investment in asbestos mining in Quebec’s Jeffery mine. It’s disappointing that the reporting lacks substance, and instead is limited to regurgitating spin.

An informed reporter (increasingly, an oxymoron), would ask whether the Jeffrey Mine’s chrysotile, like many others,  includes the far more carcinogenic amphibole fibers. One would also

Johns-Manville for many years owned the chrysotile mine in the Canadian town of Asbestos. The town is northeast of Montreal, and not too far north of Vermont.  A story from the Montreal Gazette describes some history, the current effort to find the money to finish a proposed underground asbestos mine, and various other alternatives, such as