Asbestos Exposure Sites in Delaware

Our records contain 17 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in Delaware, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.

Delaware Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos in Delaware

For decades, Delaware buildings and products have used asbestos. Because of this, many Delaware residents have been exposed to asbestos and are at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer.

The symptoms of mesothelioma often take decades to appear, so Delaware workers are at risk even if they were exposed to asbestos decades ago. Examples of Delaware asbestos exposure sites include:

  • Delaware factories
  • Powerplants in Delaware
  • Refineries or Chemical Plants in Delaware

Below is a list of 17 known sites of asbestos exposure in Delaware. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 7 Delaware cities, though the number is likely even higher.

The Delaware city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Wilmington, DE, with 11 known sites contaminated by asbestos.

Site Name City
Phoenix City Steel Foundry Claymont
Dover Air Force Base Dover
Dupont Nemours Building Newark
Dupont Pigment Plant Newport
Dupont Chemical Plant Seaford
Dupont "Edge Moor" Chemical Plant Wilmington
Dupont Complex/Brandywine Building Wilmington
Dupont Experimental Station Wilmington
Dupont Nemours Building Wilmington
Getty Oil Refinery Delaware City
American Oil Wilmington
Beatty Construction Wilmington
Charles Beatty Drywall Wilmington
Daniels Construction Wilmington
Delaware Power Light Wilmington
Delaware Steel Fabricating Wilmington
Dry Waller Local Union 100 Wilmington

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