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Fiji NEWS: Ministry of Labour has advised Secondary School to change the cement pipes may contain asbestos

Fiji NEWS:  Ministry of Labour has advised Secondary School to change the cement pipes may contain asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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UK News: Apprentices had snowball fights with asbestos - says Pontlliw man who died from asbestosis

UK News: Apprentices had snowball fights with asbestos - says Pontlliw man who died from asbestosis | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
POWER station workers used to have "snowball" fights with asbestos, unaware of the potentially lethal effect.This is what Robert Maurice Jones had to say, prior to his death from asbestosis,...
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Graphic: Asbestos and lung disease

Graphic: Asbestos and lung disease | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Minneapolis, St. Paul, the Twin Cities metro area and Minnesota.
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Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) – A Worn-Out Welcome: Renewed Call for a Global Ban on Asbestos (2010)

Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP)  – A Worn-Out Welcome: Renewed Call for a Global Ban on Asbestos (2010) | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Press Release NGO Shipbreaking: NGOs call on EU Parliament to vote for ship recycling fund and off-the-beach stance

Press Release NGO Shipbreaking:  NGOs call on EU Parliament to vote for ship recycling fund and off-the-beach stance | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
NGO Shipbreaking Platform - The NGO Platform on Shipbreaking works to raise awareness and prevent the human rights abuses and the environmental injustice provoked when toxic wastes on board end-of-life vessels are freely traded without restraint in...
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UK Asbestos Victims Organizations, IBAS, and Trade Unionists Letter to PM David Cameron re: 6th Rotterdam Convention (PDF)

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European Parliament Resolution on asbestos related occupational health threats and prospects for abolishing all existing asbestos

European Parliament Resolution on asbestos related occupational health threats and prospects for abolishing all existing asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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American Thoracic Society: New study reveals influence of asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking on lung cancer risk

American Thoracic Society: New study reveals influence of asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking on lung cancer risk | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of developing lung cancer...
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Environmental Legislation: The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements

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Minnesota Public Radio: “Timeline of mesothelioma research"

Minnesota Public Radio: “Timeline of mesothelioma research" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
University of Minnesota researchers on Friday release findings of their study into possible links between asbestos exposure in taconite mines on the Iron Range and a deadly lung disease called mesothelioma.
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Canadian News: Asbestos in pipes will cost city extra $225,000

Canadian News: Asbestos in pipes will cost city extra $225,000 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos found in drainage and sewage pipes during a routine replacement along Bishop Road to High Street is expected to cost the city an additional $225,000, on top of the $1.3 million already approved for the project.
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Environmental Working Group: Gearing Up for TSCA Reform

Environmental Working Group: Gearing Up for TSCA Reform | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
 
Earlier this year, when Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-N.J.) announced his plans to retire, he listed several issues he wants to see through to a successful conclusion before the end of his term. One of them is passage of the Safe Chemicals Act.
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Europarl TV video: Reporter: Living and dying with asbestos

Europarl TV video: Reporter: Living and dying with asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A half-forgotten issue that still jeopardises lives: for MEPs, it's time to abolish all asbestos and get just recompense for its victims. EuroparlTV investigates.
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UK News: Widow seeks justice after losing husband to mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer

UK News: Widow seeks justice after losing husband to mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
THE widow of a former factory worker left heartbroken after her husband died of an asbestos-related cancer is appealing to his former colleagues to help in her battle for justice.
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UN Scientific Agency collaborating with scientists working to sabotage UN Rotterdam Convention by Kathleen Ruff

UN Scientific Agency collaborating with scientists working to sabotage UN Rotterdam Convention by Kathleen Ruff | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

An Italian court has sentenced two leading asbestos industrialists to sixteen years in prison for crimina
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ADAO Blog: Unbelievable! The Chrysotile Association Declares April 16 as Chrysotile Protection Day

ADAO Blog: Unbelievable! The Chrysotile Association Declares April 16 as Chrysotile Protection Day | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Posted on April 15, 2013 Shockingly, Chrysotile Protection Day will be on April 16. In advance of the The Rotterdam Convention's discussion of Chrysotile, the Chrysotile Association has launched a ...
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Italian EVENT: 'White Flowers' to remember the victims of asbestos on April 19

Italian EVENT: 'White Flowers' to remember the victims of asbestos on April 19 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Venerdì 19 aprile, al salone Tartara, spettacolo del Teatro della Nebbia su testi tratti da 'Malapolvere' di Silvana Mossano L'Assessorato alla Cultura di Casale Monferrato e l’Associazione Amici della Biblioteca presentano lo spettacolo teatrale...
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Friday, April 19, at the show tartare, entertainment Theatre of the Mist of texts from 'Malapolvere' Silvana Mossano

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ADAO Blog: Behind the lines: Asbestos industry workers will hold an international rally in Yekaterinburg, Russia

ADAO Blog: Behind the lines: Asbestos industry workers will hold an international rally in Yekaterinburg, Russia | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
From Twitter: Интерфакс-Россия сообщает об автопробеге профсоюзных организаций хризотилдобывающей промышленности! fb.me/2zEKDV8qG — хризотил асбест (@ru_chrysotile) April 14, 2013   Please not...
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UK News: Former carriageworks employee believes asbestos killed more than official figures show

UK News: Former carriageworks employee believes asbestos killed  more than  official  figures show | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
IT is already thought to have claimed more than 140 lives – but now a campaigner has claimed the true death toll from York’s asbestos timebomb may be even higher.
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Duluth, Minnesota: Study confirms link between mesothelioma, taconite

Duluth, Minnesota: Study confirms link between mesothelioma, taconite | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
MOUNTAIN IRON — After 14 years working in Northeastern Minnesota’s taconite industry, and an entire lifetime of living with people who did the same, Joanne Johnson of Silver Bay wanted to know if she was hearing things right.
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Adnkronos Campania: Napoli, sequestrata l'area dell'ex Italsider: truffa e disastro ambientale i reati ipotizzati

Adnkronos Campania: Napoli, sequestrata l'area dell'ex Italsider: truffa e disastro ambientale i reati ipotizzati | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Roma - (Adnkronos/Ign) - Le indagini hanno evidenziato "l'omessa bonifica dei terreni, nonché l'intervenuto ulteriore aggravamento dello stato di inquinamento". Sigilli anche all’area ex Eternit.
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American Chemistry Matters: Philadelphia Inquirer gets it wrong on EPA's authority under TSCA

American Chemistry Matters: Philadelphia Inquirer gets it wrong on EPA's authority under TSCA | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A Philadelphia Inquirer story might leave readers with the wrong impression about whether the federal government already has the power to regulate chemicals.
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Read between the lines with the American Chemistry Council's blog. Good grief!

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The Hazards Campaign for Workers’ Memorial Day April 28, 2013

The Hazards Campaign for Workers’ Memorial Day April 28, 2013 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Hazards Campaign is a network of resource centres and campaigners on health and safety at work
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UK News: Remembering asbestos victims

UK News: Remembering asbestos victims | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A commemorative plaque and snowdrop garden are set to be installed at Peckett Well Memorial Garden to remember people who have died from exposure to asbestos in the area.
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Australian NEWS: Asbestos and other hazardous materials no longer accepted

Australian NEWS: Asbestos and other hazardous materials no longer accepted | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
ASBESTOS and other hazardous materials will not be accepted at the Gracemere Landfill after April 26.
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