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n.1.(Min.) A variety of amphibole or of pyroxene, occurring in long and delicate fibers, or in fibrous masses or seams, usually of a white, gray, or green-gray color. The name is also given to a similar variety of serpentine.
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But listening to how the dangers of asbestus found in old buildings may be poisoning someone you know (or yourself), and when hearing about bad water running that may be running through the office cooler, the reality for change is as close as your next trip to the washroom.
A major change made by these regulations is that all pre-1981 structures now must be presumed to contain asbestus unless testing is done.
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