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NEWS: Späte Kehrtwendung Kanadas in der Asbest-Frage - NZZ.ch, 27.09.2012

NEWS: Späte Kehrtwendung Kanadas in der Asbest-Frage - NZZ.ch, 27.09.2012 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Significant NEWS: The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) Calls for Canadian Asbestos Ban

Significant NEWS:  The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) Calls for Canadian Asbestos Ban | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) promotes and protects the interests of the Sikh Diaspora and advocates for the protection of human rights for all...

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BBC NEWS: 'Asbestos dump' plans are refused

BBC NEWS: 'Asbestos dump' plans are refused | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Plans to use a quarry in Chew Valley, near Bristol, to dispose of hazardous waste - including asbestos - are rejected.
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USA NEWS: 7 businesses cited for exposing workers to asbestos

USA NEWS: 7 businesses cited for exposing workers to asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
7 businesses cited for exposing workers to asbestos - Safety News on Enforcement...

OSHA has cited seven construction companies—three from Miami and four from San Antonio—with 45 serious and other violations for exposing workers to asbestos at a San Antonio worksite. Proposed penalties total $148,000." http://ow.ly/dZ3kQ

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PHOTO 1944: Workmen drill holes with compressed-air drill for blasting asbestos ore in the Bell Company's open-pit mine

PHOTO 1944: Workmen drill holes with compressed-air drill for blasting asbestos ore in the Bell Company's open-pit mine | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

PHOTO 1944: Workmen drill holes with compressed-air drill for blasting asbestos ore in the Bell Company's open-pit mine at Thetford-Mines, Québec, Canada. SOURCE: Flickr (From:LAC/BAC)

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TEDxManhattanBeach - Linda Reinstein - "Turning Anger Into Action"

Linda Reinstein became an activist when her husband, Alan, was diagnosed with asbestos-related mesothelioma in 2003. In 2004, she co-founded the Asbestos Dis...
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UK NEWS: Stowey Quarry #asbestos dump plan facing defeat

UK NEWS: Stowey Quarry #asbestos dump plan facing defeat | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Planners have recommended a scheme to dispose of asbestos in a quarry in the Chew Valley is refused.
Residents fear asbestos disposed of in Stowey Quarry could leak into the local water supply from...
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New BLOG from the Global Asbestos Awareness Network “A Walk to Remember Victims of Asbestos” by Leah Nielsen and Stacy Cattran |

New BLOG from the Global Asbestos Awareness Network “A Walk to Remember Victims of Asbestos” by Leah Nielsen and Stacy Cattran | | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

On September 29, 2012, Leah Nielsen and Stacy Cattran will lead a commemorative walk for asbestos victims through Centennial Park in Sarnia, Canada, starting from Dow People Place at 11 AM. Approximately a thousand asbestos victims and their families are expected to participate in the Walk. Show your support, join them! For more information, see http://asbestos.cattran.ca.

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Canadian NEWS: Asbestos products still being imported to Ontario

Canadian NEWS: Asbestos products still being imported to Ontario | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Ontario still allows the import of asbestos containing brake pads, introducing new risks when Canada is finally admitting that the mineral is toxic.
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Daily Show: Mandvi - Ored to Death

Aasif Mandvi visits a Canadian blue-collar town with an emerging asbestos industry.
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ADAO VIDEO: Remembering Steve McQueen with “Warren Zevon Keep Me in Your Heart Tribute Award” « ADAO – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

ADAO VIDEO: Remembering Steve McQueen with “Warren Zevon Keep Me in Your Heart Tribute Award” « ADAO – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) pays tribute to legendary actor Steve McQueen whose life was tragically cut short by mesothelioma.  In 2012, Steve McQueen was remembered with the ADAO “Warren Zevon Keep Me in Your Heart Tribute Award.” ” 

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POWERFUL VIDEOS: View Brazilian Supreme Court asbestos hearing testimonies (pro & con) Audiência Pública Amianto - 31/08/12 - (4/5)

O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) retomou no dia 31 de agosto de 2012, às 9h, a segunda e última etapa da audiência pública que reúne especialistas de órgãos ...

 

POWERFUL VIDEOS: View Brazilian Supreme Court asbestos hearing  testimonies (pro & con) 

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NEW BLOG from Mesothelioma patient Heather Von St James - "Awareness Is Key"

NEW BLOG from Mesothelioma patient Heather Von St James - "Awareness Is Key" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

As a 6 1/2 year survivor, Heather Von St James knows the importance of Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Read on to learn why awareness efforts are so imperative and how you can help honor Mesothelioma Awareness Day.

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USA NEWS: Southeast History: Admiralty Island's asbestos

USA NEWS: Southeast History: Admiralty Island's asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

Juneau Alaska...Southeast History: Admiralty Island's asbestos

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AU NEWS: Union boss slams ACCC over asbestos advice 26/09/2012

AU NEWS: Union boss slams ACCC over asbestos advice 26/09/2012 | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The National Secretary of the AMWU Paul Bastian is calling on the ACCC to withdraw advice its issued about the recall of 23 000 cars imported from China with parts containing asbestos Mr Bastian sa...
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ITALIAN NEWS: In tre anni rimosse 83 tonnallate di cemento amianto 83 tons of asbestos cement removed in almost three years

ITALIAN NEWS: In tre anni rimosse 83 tonnallate di cemento amianto  83 tons of asbestos cement removed in almost three years | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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FRENCH NEWS: Histoire d'une maladie professionnelle : l'amiante -- History of disease: asbestos

FRENCH NEWS: Histoire d'une maladie professionnelle : l'amiante -- History of disease: asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Aux récentes élections au Québec le PQ indépendantiste ne l'a emporté que d'un cheveu.

 

EXCERPT: "Recent elections in Quebec, PQ, independence, not only won by a hair. Within a week, yet he extended the moratorium on shale gas, decided the final closure of the nuclear power plant in the country and ... the asbestos mines." 

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USA NEWS: Former paper mill owner accused of removing asbestos-laden pipes for scrap

USA NEWS: Former paper mill owner accused of removing asbestos-laden pipes for scrap | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Michael Davis Jr., who purchased the Rock-Tenn paper mill site in Otsego in 2006, was charged in a five-count indictment filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids.
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AU NEWS: First Australian Mesothelioma Report Confirms 612 Cases -- Occupational Health & Safety

AU NEWS: First Australian Mesothelioma Report Confirms 612 Cases -- Occupational Health & Safety | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Released by Safe Work Australia, this is the first annual report summarizing new diagnoses collected in the Australian Mesothelioma Registry, a new national registry that became operational in 2011.
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The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Global Asbestos and Mesothelioma Events Calendar

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Global Asbestos and Mesothelioma Events Calendar | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Global Asbestos and Mesotheliomna Events Calendar 

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USA NEWS: Suffolk Closeup: Poison, cancer and the presiding officer - Shelter Island Reporter

USA NEWS: Suffolk Closeup: Poison, cancer and the presiding officer - Shelter Island Reporter | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Suffolk Closeup: Poison, cancer and the presiding officer - Shelter Island Reporter...
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USA NEWS: Asbestos found in NM state office building

USA NEWS: Asbestos found in NM state office building | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The General Services Department says low levels of asbestos have been found in a state building that's scheduled for an $18 million renovation.
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