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ADAO’s 13th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference April 7 – 9, 2017

SAVE THE DATE Join us at the ADAO 13th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 7 – 9, 2017 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

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Reflecting on Three Informative, Inspiring Days of Brazil’s Asbestos Seminar

ADAO’s RESOURCE PAGE for Brazil’s International Seminar on Asbestos: A Socio-Legal Approach October 6, 2016: On the Frontlines of Change: Day One of Brazil’s International Seminar on Asbestos: A Socio-Legal Approach October 7, 2016: On the Frontlines of Change: Day Two of … Continue reading

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EPA Takes Action on PBT Chemicals – Pressure to Name Asbestos on Top Ten List Remains Fierce

Posted on October 13, 2016 I want to clarify some confusing news you may have seen this week about asbestos and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced five persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals … Continue reading

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Exciting NEWS: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Introduces the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2016

Press Release: ADAO President Urges Congressional Support of Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2016, Introduced Today by Senator Barbara Boxer Posted on September 30, 2016 Since the inception of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), U.S. Sen. Barbara … Continue reading

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ADAO Urges the Rotterdam Convention Delegates to List Chrysotile Asbestos on the PIC List Now

Posted on May 1, 2015 The UN Rotterdam Convention is a critical piece of the global effort to prevent exposure to toxic chemicals, including asbestos.  Join in solidarity. Be heard. Share your message of support by posting pictures, short videos, and messages … Continue reading

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“Asbestos Health Awareness Campaign in Indonesia” by Paul Palmer and Samuel Anthonysz

NOTE: It was exciting to see the Global Ban Asbestos Network (GBAN), a non-profit and independent initiative, help Paul Palmer connect with the Indonesian GBAN Member, Darisman, for their Asbestos Health Awareness Campaign. GBAN was founded in 2010 by the Asbestos … Continue reading

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“Mesothelioma deaths reported to the WHO increased twofold in 15 years” by Dr. Vanya Delgermaa

Our paper entitled “Global mesothelioma deaths reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) between 1994 and 2008” was recently accepted by the Bulletin of the WHO and published online (http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/11-086678.pdf) The overall mortality rates of reported mesothelioma were less than 10 … Continue reading

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ETERNIT TRIAL UPDATE: 20 Years in Jail for Asbestos Billionaire

Turin, Italy, July 4th, 2011 Statement by the asbestos victims’ association of Casale Monferrato, Associazione Famigliari e Vittime dell’Amianto (AFEVA) “In a criminal trial in Turin, prosecutor Raffaele Guariniello delivered a closing statement in the trial of asbestos magnates Stephan … Continue reading

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Groups Ask Harper to Put Global Health ahead of Interests of Asbestos Lobby

More than two hundred environmental and health groups, labor unions, asbestos victims’ organizations, and scientists from around the world to urge Prime Minister Harper to support the listing of Chrysotile asbestos on the United Nations Rotterdam Convention’s “prior informed consent” … Continue reading

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The Daily Show: “Quebec and the Dark Side of Asbestos”

Brilliantly ‘The Daily Show’ focused on Quebec and the dark side of asbestos last night. Watch the video and post your comment on Jon Stewart’s forum. As a mesothelioma widow, it is reprehensible that Mr. Bernard Coulombe, President of the … Continue reading

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