Asbestos Exposure in North Dakota

North Dakota has one of the lowest rates of asbestosis exposure due to low population and to the fact that the main economic industry is in agriculture. No single occupation in North Dakota presents an outstanding risk for asbestos exposure, but there have been some harmful exposures from construction and industrial jobs.

Statistics for Mesothelioma Cases in North Dakota

North Dakota ranks 40th in the US for asbestos-related deaths. There have been 133 deaths from mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer between 1999 – 2013.

Filing an asbestos claim if you live in North Dakota

You do not have to file your claim in the state in which you live. It’s far more important to contact an attorney with a strong history of experience specifically in asbestos cases, than it is to select one who happens to be in your area of North Dakota. The most successful attorneys in your area may have never handled an asbestos case.

SWMW attorneys dedicate the overwhelming majority of their time and effort prosecuting mesothelioma claims, so we know which states and jurisdictions are going to provide the best outcome for your case and can get your case settled faster. We handle asbestos cases all across the USA, so we know how to file, where to file, and what to do to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you may have lived or worked in another state, select it here to learn about specific asbestos exposure in that state.

Jobsites in North Dakota with Known Asbestos Usage & Exposure

Provided below is a list of cities in the state of North Dakota where asbestos jobsites are known to have been located. If you worked for any of these companies or at these jobsites in North Dakota there is a possibility that you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma and lung cancer.


  • Ang Coal Gasification Company
  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Coyote Power Station
  • Hughes Electric Company
  • Montana Dakota Utilities
  • Otter Tail Power Company
  • Wellsboro Electric Company


  • Basic Electric Power Corp
  • Cowan Building
  • Garrison Dam
  • Lignite Combustion Engineering Company
  • Montana-Dakota Utilities


  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Bismarck Civil Center
  • Hughes Electric Company
  • Lignite Combustion Engineering Company
  • North Dakota State Peniteniary


  • Center Power Plant
  • Milton R. Young Station
  • Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.
  • Square Butte Electric Company


  • Grand Forks Air Force Base
  • Macarthur Warehouse Building


  • Boiler Plant State Hospital
  • Crippled Childrens Hospital
  • Jamestown Plumbing, Heating, & A/C, Inc.
  • Jamestown State Hospital
  • North Dakota State Hospital
  • Northern Pacific Railway Company
  • State Hospital
  • State Hospital For Insane


  • Minnesoto Northern Power Company
  • Montana Dakota Power Company
  • Montana Dakota Utility Company
  • Truax Traer Coal Company


  • Abm Missile Radar Sites
  • Langdon Missile Sites
  • Minuteman Missile Site
  • Par Missile Sites
  • Safeguard Facilities


  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Leland Olds Generating Station
  • North Dakota 45 Basin
  • Stanton Power Plant
  • United Power Association


  • Minot Air Force Base