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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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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Blog “Asbestos: The Human Cost of Inaction”

Posted on June 16, 2014   Since this clock started ticking, 110,000 Americans have died from asbestos-caused diseases.  That’s the human cost of inaction.  Join the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and let Congress know that we have had enough. The deaths need to … Continue reading

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Update from the Asbestos Workshop/Summit in Sydney, Australia by Lou Williams

Posted on June 23, 2014 Early June I attended an Asbestos Workshop/Summit in Sydney, NSW to help with a plan to save the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA) who currently oversee the asbestos safety, eradication and regulations in Canberra, … Continue reading

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ADAO Applauds the Globe and Mail for “The Canadian asbestos epidemic that Ottawa is ignoring” Series

Globe and Mail: “ The Canadian asbestos epidemic that Ottawa is ignoring” From the very first page of  Globe and Mail: “ The Canadian asbestos epidemic that Ottawa is ignoring”, we knew this series was something dramatically different from any other coverage … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: “Union Minister of Mines, Steel & Labour Briefed on the Need to Ban Asbestos”

Posted on June 11, 2014 At a meeting with Union Minister of Mines, Steel & Labour today, a delegation of occupational health and child rights groups briefed him on the need to ban asbestos in India. The minister was informed … Continue reading

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