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Press Release November 19th after Court of Cassation Verdict on Eternit

Posted on November 22, 2014 Press Release November 19th after Court of Cassation Verdict on Eternit We express our strongest indignation and disagreement for the shameful and unfair verdict of the Court of Cassation issued on the 19th of November … Continue reading

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Asbestos: “Art, Science, and Politics” Conference Update from Dr. Barry Castleman

Posted on November 10, 2014 “A conference was held in Bogota called “Art, Science, and Politics” on November 5-7.  Prior to this event, there were some reports in the local newspaper, El Tiempo. The spokesman for the asbestos industry (Ascolfibras), … Continue reading

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BRAZIL: Asbestos Added to the National List of Carcinogenic Agents for Human Beings

Posted on October 9, 2014 I am pleased to share the publication from the Ministerial Decree No. 9 of 2014, the Brazilian Ministry of Labor, Social Security, and Health, establishing a National List of Carcinogenic Agents for Human Beings (LINACH), … Continue reading

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ALU Press Release: Chrysotile Information Center Agent Fails to Muddle Process in Raising Philippine Standard for Asbestos in the Workplace

Posted on October 6, 2014 ALU Press Release Chrysotile Information Center Agent Fails to Muddle Process in Raising Philippine Standard for Asbestos in the Workplace An agent of the lobby group Chrysotile Information Center (CIC) tried but failed to muddle … Continue reading

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Australia’s 1st International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management by Lou Williams

Posted on September 15, 2014 I am so excited to announce that the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is hosting the inaugural International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, to be held on 16 to 18 … Continue reading

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ADFA Media Release: Asbestos victims don’t die by instalments: James Hardie shouldn’t compensate by instalments

15 Sept 2014 – Sydney, NSW Media release – Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia (ADFA), Barry Robson, President Asbestos victims don’t die by instalments: James Hardie shouldn’t compensate by instalments Asbestos groups are outraged by the announcement that the James … Continue reading

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Alessandro Pugno, from the Associazione Familiari Vittime Amianto, “Action Mesothelioma Day” Speech

Posted on August 1, 2014 On Friday 4th July 2014, I was invited by the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group to give a speech about the story of Casale Monferrato in the town hall of Manchester.  It was an honor to … Continue reading

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Lou Williams: “Keynote speaker Canberra, ACT, 14 July 2014 PGARDS/ASEA”

Posted on July 29, 2014 Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July were 2 terrible days for me – my body came down with infection, pain and fatigue.   I was due to fly up to Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Sunday … Continue reading

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An European Court for Human Rights Verdict in Favour of Asbestos Victims by Yvonne Waterman

Posted on July 26, 2014 On July 24th, 2014, the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) has condemned the Maltese government for exposing shipyard workers to asbestos at its docks during the last decades of the previous century. Malta argued … Continue reading

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Strage Eternit, il magnate Schmidheiny accusato di omicidio volontario || Eternit Slaughter. The Tycoon Schmidheiny is Charged With Willful Murder

Strage Eternit, il magnate Schmidheiny accusato di omicidio volontari   Eternit Slaughter. The Tycoon Schmidheiny is  Charged With Willful Murder Chiusa l’indagine bis sugli stabilimenti del gruppo svizzero: l’imputazione riguarda 213 morti di mesotelioma. Il difensore: “Accusa pesante, ma infondata” The … Continue reading

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