Asbestos Exposure Sites in Virginia

Our records contain 77 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in Virginia, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.

Virginia Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos in Virginia

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

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

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

Below is a list of 77 known sites of asbestos exposure in Virginia. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 37 Virginia cities, though the number is likely even higher.

The Virginia city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Richmond, VA, with 10 known sites contaminated by asbestos.

Site Name City
Virginia Chemical Plant Axis
University Of Virginia Charlottesville
Chesterfield Power Plant Chesterfield
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Covington
Westvaco Paper Mill Covington
Union Camp Papermill Franklin
NASA - Langley Research Center Hampton
Allied Chemical Plant Hopewell
Allied Signal Inc Hopewell
Firestone Plant Hopewell
Phillip Morris Plant Hopewell
Virginia Hot Springs Inc Hot Springs
US Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek
Celanese Chemical Plant Narrows
Franklin Printing Company Newport News
Riverside Hospital Newport News
Little Creek Naval Base Norfolk
Naval Air Station Jet Engine Testing Facility Norfolk
Dupont Chemical Plant Parkersburg
US Naval Hospital Portsmouth
Radford Army Ammunion Plant Radford
Dupont Chemical Plant Richmond
Phillip Morris Richmond
Richmond Steel Richmond
Virginia Electric and Power Richmond
General Electric Plant Staunton
Dupont Chemical Plant Waynesboro
Chesapeake Corporation Paper Mill West Point
William and Mary College Williamsburg
American Oil Company Amoco Refinery Yorktown
Virginia Power and Light Power Plant Yorktown
General Motors Arlington
Dutch Gap Power Plant Chester
Virginia Electric Power Plant Dutch Gap
Banister Pipeline Farmville
Virginia Electric Power Plant Fork Union
International Paper Company Franklin
Virginia Electric Power Plant Fredericksburg
Burlington Ind Glasgow
Hampton Road Shipyard Hampton
Hercules Power Company Hopewell
Dupont Martinsville
Hoechst Celanese Narrow
Newport News Shipyard Newport News
Norfolk Naval Base Norfolk
Norfolk Naval Shipyard Norfolk
US Atlantic Fleet Norfolk
US Naval Shipyard Norfolk
Virginia International Terminals Norfolk
Wallace Piping and supply company Norfolk
Norfolk Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
Dupont Chemical Richmond
Dutch Gap Power Plant Richmond
Spruance Textiles Richmond
Standard Oil Refinery Richmond
Virginia Electric Power Office Building Richmond
Burlington Mills Roanoke
Point Express Roanoke
Thurstan Motors Roanoke
Chrysler Dodge Dealership Suffolk
Research Cottrell WVA Vapd Virginia
Naval Air Station Oceanic Virginia Beach
Grinnel Corp Yorktown
Parsons Piping Company Yorktown
Stone and Webster Corp Yorktown
Horne Brothers Shipyard Newport News
N & W-NSRC Roanoke
C & O-CSX Clifton Force
Appalachian Power-Glen Lyn Power Glen Lyn
Celanese Chemical Narrows
Celanese Corporation Narrows
Dupont Richmond
Dupont Waynesboro
Hercules-Radford Arsenal-RAAP Radford
Norfolk Ship Building and Dry Dock Norfolk
General Instrument Tazewell
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. Newport News

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