Asbestos Exposure Sites in South Dakota
Our records contain 5 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in South Dakota, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.
Asbestos in South Dakota
For decades, South Dakota buildings and products have used asbestos. Because of this, many South Dakota residents have been exposed to asbestos and are at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer.
The symptoms of mesothelioma often take decades to appear, so South Dakota workers are at risk even if they were exposed to asbestos decades ago. Examples of South Dakota asbestos exposure sites include:
- South Dakota factories
- Powerplants in South Dakota
- Refineries or Chemical Plants in South Dakota
Below is a list of 5 known sites of asbestos exposure in South Dakota. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 5 South Dakota cities, though the number is likely even higher.
The South Dakota city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Brooking, SD, with 1 known sites contaminated by asbestos.
|Big Stone Power Plant||Big Stone City|
|South Dakota State College||Brookings|
|Atomic Energy Commission Plant||Sioux Falls|
|State Hospital Medical Building||Yankton|
|University of South Dakota||Brooking|