When Did They Stop Using Asbestos in Buildings?

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They stopped using asbestos in the construction of new buildings in the 1970s. There is still an abundance of asbestos in old buildings and in old houses. Many old homes are covered with asbestos shingles.
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In some parts of the world, asbestos is still used in construction. In the US, most construction uses of asbestos ended in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
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Asbestos was banned in the USA in 1978. The government did allow for all asbestos texture supplies to be used up because of its harmful effect to human. report this answer. Updated
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Asbestos was banned in July 1989. Before that, it was used.
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I realise that the detail talks about California, but in the interests of providing Quora with a better answer to the headline question. In the UK: A ban on blue asbestos came into
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