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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) REPORT Confirms Asbestos in Houston’s Water Pipes

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Confirms Asbestos in Water Main in Houston, Texas

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is appalled to confirm that workers in Houston, Texas were exposed to asbestos while repairing one of the ...
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Houston, TEXAS NEWS: City contract workers exposed to asbestos while on the job: “I’m scared”

Houston, TEXAS NEWS: City contract workers exposed to asbestos while on the job: “I’m scared” | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
It's known to cause cancer and lung disease, and the I-Team discovered say they were unknowingly put in harm's way when handling asbestos concrete pipe during last summer's drought.
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NEWS from Perth, Western Australia: Asbestos site clean-up over - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia

NEWS from Perth, Western Australia: Asbestos site clean-up over - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
EFFORTS to recoup hefty clean-up costs accrued from removing airborne asbestos particles from West Perth properties due to a factory fire are continuing.
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ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): Penalties on former James Hardie directors reduced.

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): Penalties on former James Hardie directors reduced. | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Bob Austin, a senior consultant at law firm Minter Ellison, discusses the decision by the New South Wales Court of Appeal to reduce penalties on former James Hardie directors who were found to have failed in their duties.
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AU NEWS: Rail sleeper thefts stoke asbestos fears

AU NEWS: Rail sleeper thefts stoke asbestos fears | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FEARS that wooden sleepers contaminated with asbestos are being stolen and used as firewood have emerged following their removal from train tracks during the upgrade of the Glen Waverley railway line.
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India NEWS: Two labourers die in wall collapse when four men were trying to remove asbestos sheets from the roof of the house.

India NEWS: Two labourers die in wall collapse when four men were trying to remove asbestos sheets from the roof of the house. | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Two labourers died and two others escaped with minor injuries when a wall of a building collapsed at Nethaji Nagar near Tondiarpet on Saturday. Police have arrested the house owner, Jamal Mohammad, on charges of negligence.
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ADAO Interview with Debbie Brewer about Mr. Roger Helmer’s statement that chrysotile asbestos is not harmful.

Debbie Brewer, mesothelioma patient, speaks up and out against Mr. Roger Helmer's statement that chrysotile asbestos is not harmful. Helmer states, "But the ...
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Australian Asbestos Awareness Week 2012 DIY PSA

Asbestos Awareness Week and asbestosawareness.com.au aims to alert Australians of the dangers of working with asbestos during home renovations and maintenanc...
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AU NEWS: Salucci, a young mother, played with fibro as a child and describes her mesothelioma battle now

AU NEWS: Salucci, a young mother, played with fibro as a child and describes her mesothelioma battle now | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
AS a child, Serafina Salucci, 42, played with fibro offcuts. She describes the terrible consequences to Beverley Hadgraft.
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USA BLOG: Roger Helmer MEP Denies Asbestos Facts to Mesothelioma Patients

It’s difficult to believe, but in a conversation with mesothelioma patients, Roger Helmer, a member of the European Parliament, denied scientific evidence that chrysotile asbestos is a human carcinogen.
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Canadian NEWS: Asbestos | Rewind with Michael Enright

Canadian NEWS: Asbestos | Rewind with Michael Enright | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
All about asbestos, the substance that was once one of Canada's major resources until it was found to be dangerous to the people who pulled it out of the earth and processed it. Be sure to listen to the show right here.
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AU Asbestos NEWS: "One man's legacy lost in dustOne man's legacy lost in dust"

AU Asbestos NEWS: "One man's legacy lost in dustOne man's legacy lost in dust" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
One man's legacy lost in dust...
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USA NEWS: National Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil

USA NEWS: National Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
National Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil is the largest nationally and internationally coordinated awareness event for lung cancer.
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Former James Hardie directors bans cut

Former James Hardie directors bans cut | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FORMER James Hardie non-executive directors who misled investors about its asbestos compensation fund have been fined $25,000 and disqualified from serving on boards for two years.
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ADAO STORY: "Global Outrage by the NSW Court of Appeals Decision to Reduced Penalties for Former James Hardie Directors"

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ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation: James Hardie directors have penalties reduced

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation: James Hardie directors have penalties reduced | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Former James Hardie directors found to have misled investors about an asbestos fund have had their penalties reduced.
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AU NEWS: James Hardie directors fined, banned for two years

AU NEWS: James Hardie directors fined, banned for two years | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Court of Appeal hands down decision in saga over asbestos fund.
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ADAO Interview with Anthony Hayes, Devil’s Dust Actor, Who Portrays the World Renown Activist, Bernie Banton

ADAO Interview with Anthony Hayes, Devil’s Dust Actor, Who Portrays the World Renown Activist, Bernie Banton | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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ADAO Interview with Matt Peacock, author of "Killer Company," shares insight about national and international asbestos struggles, Bernie Banton, James Hardie, and “Devils Dust.”

INTERVIEW WITH MATT PEACOCK: On November 11 and 12, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) will air Devil's Dust, a two-part TV miniseries based on aw...
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization BLOG: Asbestos: “Devil’s Dust: Exposed to poison. Exposing the truth.”

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization BLOG: Asbestos: “Devil’s Dust: Exposed to poison. Exposing the truth.” | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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USA BLOG: Hurricane Sandy: How to Protect Yourself from Toxic Asbestos Debris

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) urges you to follow EPA and OSHA guidelines and regulations in order to protect public health. Please share this message with family and friends on the East Coast.
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ADAO Interview with Mavis Nye about Mr. Roger Helmer’s statement that chrysotile asbestos is not harmful.

Mavis Nye, mesothelioma patient, speaks up and out against Mr. Roger Helmer's statement that chrysotile asbestos is not harmful. Helmer states, "There is ext...
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The Drum - Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Devil's Dust: in search of asbestos worker Jeremy Tear - The Drum - ABC News

The Drum - Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Devil's Dust: in search of asbestos worker Jeremy Tear - The Drum - ABC News | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Thirty-four years ago I interviewed a man named Jeremy Tear when he was a university student who'd been working during his holidays at James Hardie's asbestos insulation factory.
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