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ADAO Press Release: U.S. Surgeon General Issues Statement on the Dangers of Asbestos in Support of National Asbestos Awareness Week

ADAO Press Release: U.S. Surgeon General Issues Statement on the Dangers of Asbestos in Support of National Asbestos Awareness Week | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2013  U.S. Surgeon General Issues Statement on the Dangers of Asbestos in Support of National Asbestos Awareness Week ADAO urges Congress to stop asbestos imports an...
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Former WA MP Ernie Bridge dies from mesothelioma at age 76

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Former WA MP Ernie Bridge dies from mesothelioma at age 76 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Former West Australian Labor MP Ernie Bridge, who recently revealed he was suing two of Australia's richest women after being diagnosed with mesothelioma, has died at the age of 76.
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NY Times News: As OSHA Emphasizes Safety, Long-Term Health Risks Fester

NY Times News: As OSHA Emphasizes Safety, Long-Term Health Risks Fester | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the agency that many Americans love to hate and industry calls overzealous, has largely ignored the slow, silent killers that claim the most lives.
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"Asbestos KILLS" by Cortney Segmen

"Asbestos KILLS" by Cortney Segmen | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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10 Places Abandoned After Disasters - Wittenoom, Australia is #9

10 Places Abandoned After Disasters - Wittenoom, Australia is #9 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
In the wake of massive disasters, it isn't uncommon for entire communities to abandon affected areas and never return. Here are ten less-common examples:
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Some great case studies of the impacts of economic development on the environment and people's health, including Wittenoom.

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HSE: Why is asbestos dangerous?

HSE: Why is asbestos dangerous? | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos fibres are present in the environment in Great Britain so people are exposed to very low levels of fibres.
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UK News: Fawley refinery work caused Southampton man's death from asbestos

UK News: Fawley refinery work caused Southampton man's death from asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
PROLONGED exposure to asbestos caused the death of a Southampton pensioner, a court heard.
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Australian NEWS: Asbestos found in Forgacs carpark

Australian NEWS: Asbestos found in Forgacs carpark | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos has been found in a carpark at the Forgacs site in Newcastle.
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AMISOL (Clermont Ferrand) Shame on the French Justice Act Against the Victims of the Worst Asbestos Factory!

AMISOL  (Clermont Ferrand) Shame on the French Justice Act Against the Victims of the Worst Asbestos Factory! | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
February 13, 2012 in Turin, two former asbestos executives, were convicted for their part in the causation of an Italian asbestos disaster and condemned to 16 years in jail.
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NYCOSH Newsline, March 27, 2013

NYCOSH Newsline, March 27, 2013 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Maritime Activity Reports: New Guide to Safe Management of Asbestos

Maritime Activity Reports: New Guide to Safe Management of Asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The guide takes a wider look at asbestos, exploring its history, composition and health effects to underline the vital | Press
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Macquarie University Announcement: "Asbestos material on a walkway"

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News "Breaking the chrysotile habit: Track the decline of Canada’s asbestos industry"

News "Breaking the chrysotile habit: Track the decline of Canada’s asbestos industry" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Track the fall of Canada's asbestos industry with this interactive graphic.
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Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families guest blog "Asbestos: Ignorance Is Not Bliss, It's Deadly" by Linda Reinstein

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families guest blog "Asbestos: Ignorance Is Not Bliss, It's Deadly" by Linda Reinstein | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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United States Senate Resolution 66 -- Designates the first week of April 2013 as `National Asbestos Awareness Week'

United States Senate Resolution 66 -- Designates the first week of April 2013 as `National Asbestos Awareness Week' | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
2013 Global Asbestos Awareness Week April 1-7 "Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week. " S.RES.66 -- Designating the first week of April 2013 as `National Asbestos Awareness Week'.   113th CONGRES...
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USA News: Asbestos Cleanup Begins at Valley Forge

USA News: Asbestos Cleanup Begins at Valley Forge | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The 112-acre site was contaminated by a manufacturing plant that closed in the 1970s.
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Zimbabwe News: Turnall off the market

Turnall off the market
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UK Parliament: "Asbestos in Schools" (25th March 2013)

UK Parliament: "Asbestos in Schools" (25th March 2013) | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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International Workers Memorial Day Sunday 28th April 201 ‘Remember the Dead: Fight for the Living’ Tell the government “STOP IT: YOU’RE KILLING US!

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Global Asbestos Awareness Week. ADAO “Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week.” April 1-7, 2013

Global Asbestos Awareness Week. ADAO “Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week.”  April 1-7, 2013 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Updated on March 27, 2013 Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week. Thanks to the U.S. Senate, ADAO now has  Senate Resolution 66 designating April 1 -7, 2013 as “Asbestos Awareness Week.”   Global ...
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Poison Pushers: Lead Paint, Other Toxic Products Sold To Unsuspecting Customers Abroad

Poison Pushers: Lead Paint, Other Toxic Products Sold To Unsuspecting Customers Abroad | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Not until Perry Gottesfeld pulled up to the front gates of Seigneurie in Cameroon did he realize the African country's leading paint manufacturer was owned by a U.S.-based corporation.
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USA News: Asbestos disaster fears

USA News: Asbestos disaster fears | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
JERSEY’S hazardous stockpile of asbestos could be ‘dispersed all over the Island’ if there was a major explosion at La Collette, an environmental campaigner has warned.
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Canadian News: Federal budget finally buries asbestos industry

Canadian News: Federal budget finally buries asbestos industry | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
OTTAWA -- If the asbestos industry in Canada was on life-support, last week's federal budget finally... - Columnists - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Жить здорово! - Выпуск от 26 марта - Первый канал Live healthy! - Issue of March 26 - Channel

Жить здорово! - Выпуск от 26 марта - Первый канал  Live healthy! - Issue of March 26 - Channel | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Пятна на мужских трусах; три продукта для зрения; чем опасен асбестоз; инородное тело в ухе
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Daniel Rubin: A year later, officer's asbestos mission still unsettled

Daniel Rubin: A year later, officer's asbestos mission still unsettled | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Officer Paul Zenak's trouble with the brass started a year ago, he says, when he was coordinating the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia's center in Wissinoming. The basement was undergoing...
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