Asbestos Exposure Sites in New Mexico
Our records contain 60 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in New Mexico, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.
Asbestos in New Mexico
For decades, New Mexico buildings and products have used asbestos. Because of this, many New Mexico residents have been exposed to asbestos and are at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer.
The symptoms of mesothelioma often take decades to appear, so New Mexico workers are at risk even if they were exposed to asbestos decades ago. Examples of New Mexico asbestos exposure sites include:
- New Mexico factories
- Powerplants in New Mexico
- Refineries or Chemical Plants in New Mexico
Below is a list of 60 known sites of asbestos exposure in New Mexico. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 25 New Mexico cities, though the number is likely even higher.
The New Mexico city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Albuquerque, NM, with 14 known sites contaminated by asbestos.