Asbestos Exposure Sites in Massachusetts

Our records contain 44 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in Massachusetts, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.

Massachusetts Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos in Massachusetts

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

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

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

Below is a list of 44 known sites of asbestos exposure in Massachusetts. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 25 Massachusetts cities, though the number is likely even higher.

The Massachusetts city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Boston, MA, with 16 known sites contaminated by asbestos.

Site Name City
Edison Powerhouse Boston
Gillette Safety Razor Plant Boston
U.S. Naval Shipyard Boston
Veterans Administration Hospital Brockton
International Paper Bucksport
Massachusetts State Hospital Dorchester
Otis Air Force Base Falmouth
Algonquin Gas Company Generating Plant Freetown
Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Hingham
Monsanto Chemical Plant Indian Orchard
General Electric Co. Lynn
Sprague Electric Co. North Adams
A.C. Lawrence Factory Peabody
Eastman Gellatin Peabody
General Electric Plant Pittsfield
Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Quincy
General Dynamics Shipyard Quincy
Proctor & Gamble Plant Quincy
Salem Harbor Steam Plant Salem
American Optical Plant Southbridge
Monsanto Plant Springfield
Norton Grinding Worchester
Bethlehem Steel Shipyard Boston
Bingham Memorial Hospital Boston
Boston ISD Boston
Boston Naval Shipyard Boston
Brayton Point-Falls River Power Plant Boston
Harvard University Boston
Logan Airport Boston
Peter Bentbrigham Hospital Boston
Port Smith Boston
Quincy Market Center Boston
State House Boston
Taun Man Power Plant Boston
Whidden Memorial Hospital Boston
Cambridge Electric Light Company Cambridge
Boston Naval Shipyard Charleston
Call Burglar Alarm Co Chelsea
Worthington Pump Corporation Holyoke
Chesapeake Paper Mill Hopewell
Otis Air Force Base Maryland
Boston Naval Shipyard Newport
Grambling University Ruston
Salem Hospital Salem

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