Naturally Occuring Asbestos in Fairfax County Virginia


Naturally occurring asbestos has been mapped in approximately 11 square miles of Fairfax County, which includes a part of Fairfax City. Asbestos-bearing rock is interspersed in the Green Stone Rock Formations that underlie the surface soils in the Orange Soils Group. Surface exposure of these rock formations are not usually seen.

For the most specific information, visit Fairfax County's Digital Map Viewer. (You need to know the property's Map Tile Number.)

County Map location of asbestos in Orange soils.
Orange Soils Group map of Asbestos by Taxmap number. Tax Map numbers that describe areas in the county that contain naturally occurring asbestos soils.

LINKS
OSHA asbestos Web site
EPA's asbestos Web site


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