Asbestos on Job Sites and Shipyards
Bergman Draper Oslund Udo maintains a proprietary database of over 1,000 manufacturing plants, public facilities, military bases, and shipyards in the United States known to have contained asbestos. Given our focus on serving the Pacific Northwest, this list includes more than 20 in Idaho, 40 in Montana, 60 in Alaska, 150 in Oregon, and 400 in Washington.
Many of the corporations behind these asbestos sites include Alcoa, ARCO, Boeing, BP, Chevron, Georgia Pacific, Halliburton, Kimberly Clark, McDonald-Douglas, Mobil, Shell, Standard Oil, Texaco, and Weyerhaeuser. U.S. government entities responsible for managing federal sites include the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, along with the Department of Energy.
In the Pacific Northwest, naval shipyards known to have extensive asbestos histories include Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton; Lake Washington Shipyard in Houghton; Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle and Tacoma; Kaiser Company in Vancouver, Wash.; Oregon Shipbuilding Company in Portland; Lockheed Shipyard (fka: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredge).