Asbestos Exposure Sites in Kentucky

Our records contain 16 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in Kentucky, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.

Kentucky Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos in Kentucky

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

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

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

Below is a list of 16 known sites of asbestos exposure in Kentucky. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 9 Kentucky cities, though the number is likely even higher.

The Kentucky city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Ashland, KY, with 6 known sites contaminated by asbestos.

Site Name City
C & O-CSX Russell
C & O-CSX Raceland
Allied Chem-Semet Solvay-Armco Coke Ashland
Armco Steel Ashland
Ashland Oil Ashland
Ashland Oil Catlettsburg
Big Sandy Power-Louisa Power Louisa
Dupont Wurtland
Hooker Chemical and Plastics South Shore
INCO Burnaugh
Kentucky Electric Steel Ashland
Mansbach Metal Company Ashland
North American Refractories South Shore
Calgon Corporation Catlettsburg
General Refractories Hitchens
National Mine Service Ashland

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