Asbestos Exposure Sites in Iowa
Our records contain 48 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in Iowa, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.
Asbestos in Iowa
For decades, Iowa buildings and products have used asbestos. Because of this, many Iowa residents have been exposed to asbestos and are at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer.
The symptoms of mesothelioma often take decades to appear, so Iowa workers are at risk even if they were exposed to asbestos decades ago. Examples of Iowa asbestos exposure sites include:
- Iowa factories
- Powerplants in Iowa
- Refineries or Chemical Plants in Iowa
Below is a list of 48 known sites of asbestos exposure in Iowa. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 29 Iowa cities, though the number is likely even higher.
The Iowa city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Clinton, IA, with 5 known sites contaminated by asbestos.