This four-year funding opportunity offers, to residents of Libby and Troy, Montana meeting eligibility criteria, health screening for asbestos related disease, health education, and outreach.
Libby, Montana was the site of a vermiculite mining and processing operation for much of the twentieth
Because Libby vermiculite contains asbestos, vermiculite workers and other residents were exposed to asbestos.
Community-based health screening for asbestos-related abnormalities has been conducted in Libby under several programs beginning in 200 0. The program described in this FOA builds upon previous programs and extends a program begun in 2011 under the Affordable Care Act.