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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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EU News: Asbestos still a major threat to citizens in Europe and beyond

EU News: Asbestos still a major threat to citizens in Europe and beyond | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
There are still asbestos mines in Canada, Russia, China and Kazakhstan – and Europe's old ships are being scrapped in developing countries where tonnes of asbestos are openly treated by unprotected workers – warns Stephen Hughes MEP...
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News from Turin, Italy: Judge convicts 6 ex-Teksid managers in asbestos case

News from Turin, Italy: Judge convicts 6 ex-Teksid managers in asbestos case | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Turin judge convicts 6 ex-Teksid managers in asbestos case, 15 ex-workers dead and 2 ill, plant suction systems inadequate, , English News, Ansa
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WSJ: Q&A: What's the Asbestos Risk Today?

WSJ: Q&A: What's the Asbestos Risk Today? | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos use in the U.S. has been dramatically curtailed, but the mineral's dangerous fibers can still pose health hazards.
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Highest award for man who battled for Asbestos registry

Highest award for man who battled for Asbestos registry | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A Saskatoon man who died from a rare form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos has been honored with the Canadian Cancer Society's highest national award for his leadership in asbestos awareness.
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UK News: Asbestos in Schools by Michael Lees (Update 127)

UK News: Asbestos in Schools by Michael Lees (Update 127) | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Closing stages for asbestos town

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Closing stages for asbestos town | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The State Government is taking the final steps to close the former asbestos mining town of Wittenoom.
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Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families: Congressional Action Needed on an Unsafe Chemical: Asbestos

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families: Congressional Action Needed on an Unsafe Chemical: Asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Asbestos is a naturally occurring substance that has proven to be deadly for tens of thousands of Americans. The diseases caused by asbestos are often fatal and slow to emerge — the disease may not show itself until 20-50 years after exposure.
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) March 2013 eNewsletter

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) March 2013  eNewsletter | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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The ADAO March 2013 eNewsletter includes information about ADAO’s D.C. conference in two weeks, Global Asbestos Awareness Week, the dangers of do-it-yourself home repairs, the introduction of the Senate Resolution to designate the first week in April as National Asbestos Awareness Week, and more!  http://conta.cc/YUQHPQ

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UK News: Ex-factory girl’s asbestos plea

UK News: Ex-factory girl’s asbestos plea | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A FORMER factory worker fears her health has suffered as a result of the conditions she used to work in.
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USA news: Critics say proposed bill would hold up asbestos lawsuits until plaintiffs die

USA news: Critics say proposed bill would hold up asbestos lawsuits until plaintiffs die | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
But state Rep. Andre Jacque, R-DePere, says his proposal would end "double-dipping" by overzealous trial attorneys.
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CANADA Newsroom : Pembroke Regional Hospital Inc. Fined $60,000 After Asbestos Violations

CANADA Newsroom : Pembroke Regional Hospital Inc. Fined $60,000 After Asbestos Violations | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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CBC News: Asbestos in at least 180 Quebec health care sites

CBC News: Asbestos in at least 180 Quebec health care sites | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Documents obtained by Radio-Canada through freedom of information requests reveal 180 health care sites in the province contain asbestos, and there could be more.
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HSE Press Release: Firms fined for asbestos exposure risk at scrap yard and naval training base

HSE Press Release: Firms fined for asbestos exposure risk at scrap yard and naval training base | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A number of workers and Royal Navy personnel were exposed to asbestos after pipes lined with the dangerous material were left on a roadside before being put in an open skip and transferred to a salvage yard, a court has heard.
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USA News: "3 former execs plead guilty in California asbestos case"

USA News:  "3 former execs plead guilty in California asbestos case" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Three former executives of a now-defunct nonprofit have been convicted of violating federal asbestos laws when the former Castle Air Force Base in Atwater was cleaned up.
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UK News: Fury as asbestos is dumped on the side of the road

UK News: Fury as asbestos is dumped on the side of the road | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FLY-TIPPERS have been condemned after leaving huge piles of asbestos at a beauty spot.
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Fighting Back: Victims’ Action Groups and the Ban Asbestos Movemen by Geoffrey Tweedale and Jock McCulloch (PDF)

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UK News: Grandmother dies from asbestos poisoning after washing her husband and son's overalls everyday for 20 years

UK News: Grandmother dies from asbestos poisoning after washing her husband and son's overalls everyday for 20 years | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Valerie Ward, 78 from Penarth, Wales, died of mesothelioma after washing her husband Eric and son Adrian's work overalls for 20 years when they returned from Aberthaw Power Station.
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Prevent Cancer Now: Asbestos industry continues to hide risks, put profits ahead of human life

Prevent Cancer Now:  Asbestos industry continues to hide risks, put profits ahead of human life | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Press Release: ADAO Praises Senator Baucus for Introducing the 9th Annual Resolution Establishing “National Asbestos Awareness Week”

Press Release: ADAO Praises Senator Baucus for Introducing the 9th Annual Resolution Establishing “National Asbestos Awareness Week” | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2013 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Praises Senator Baucus for Introducing the Ninth Annual Resolution Establishing “National Asbestos Awareness Week”  ...
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HSE Press Release: Council in court for ignoring asbestos threat in school

HSE Press Release: Council in court for ignoring asbestos threat in school | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Thurrock Council has been fined after admitting to failures in how it managed asbestos across its schools.
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Russia crushes a plan by the government of Thailand to ban asbestos by K. Ruff

Russia crushes a plan by the government of Thailand to ban asbestos by K. Ruff | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

Russia has, it seems, succeeded in crushing a plan by the government of Thailand to ban asbestos.

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France NEWS: French Socialist bigwig Aubry hopes to dodge asbestos charges

France NEWS: French Socialist bigwig Aubry hopes to dodge asbestos charges | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FRANCE - Former French Socialist Party chief Martine Aubry is seeking to have manslaughter proceedings against her dropped. She is being investigated for allegedly failing to protect French workers...
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