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Monday, July 19, 2010
She wants to remove Serpentinite as California's official state rock. Why you ask, what did the poor rock do?
Some Serpentinite rocks contain trace elements of asbestos which we know is very bad for our health. That's why asbestos is no longer made or used.
The whole notion is based on some very dubious science and even if passed would do nothing to make people safer.
Read all the gory details including the scientific stuff which is well put together at LAist.