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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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UPDATE: Canada’s Deadly Asbestos Exports by Kathleen Ruff

In spite of the political support of both the Quebec government and the Canadian government http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/canada-labeled-immoral-asbestos-pusher-as-harper-visits-quebec-mining-town/article1999035/, the asbestos industry has still not succeeded in its plan to open up the Jeffrey underground mine in the town of Asbestos and revive … 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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Gujarat Composite Ltd: A Case Study

// A guest post by Mohit Gupta, GBAN member Shree Digvijay Cement (SDCL) started commercial production of cement in 1949. A plant to manufacture asbestos cement pipes was commissioned in Nov.’62, with Johns Manville Corporation, being the technical consultant. In … Continue reading

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BANI Condemns Quebec Govt’s Support for asbestos mine expansion

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Press Release BANI Condemns Quebec Govt’s Support for asbestos mine expansion Scientists, Doctors & Jurists Seek Elimination of White Asbestos Environmental & Health Groups Demand Asbestos Free India Existing Ban on Asbestos Mining in India Must … Continue reading

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Asbestos: One Word. One Week. One World.

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“Exposed – The Facts about Asbestos” – April 1 – 7, 2011

GLOBAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK: Join us for Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) on April 1 – 7, 2011 to raise asbestos awareness and prevent asbestos-caused diseases. Over the course of seven days, we will share how asbestos impacts the citizens … Continue reading

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“India should bury asbestos, not people”

Press Release – Ban Asbestos Network India “India should bury asbestos, not people” Medical Scientists Adopt & Endorse New Delhi Declaration Seeking Elimination of Chrysotile (White) Asbestos New Delhi/24 March 2011: Sounding the alarm bells for Indians, Dr Alec Farquhar, … Continue reading

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Manila, Philippines: House Committee approves asbestos ban bills

A post courtesy of Ban Asbestos Philippines Manila, Philippines (16 March 2011) – The House of Representatives Committee on Ecology approved House Bill Nos. 479 and 896. The approval came after the bill authors agreed to an amendment addressing installed … Continue reading

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Bihar, India: People’s movement stalls the construction of an asbestos factory

A guest blog post by Rajkumar Chaudhary, Citizen Forum against Asbestos (Patna, Bihar) The people’s protest against the construction of asbestos factory on fertile agricultural land in the densely populated area of Chainpur-Vishunpur village under the Marwan blocin Muzaffarpur district … Continue reading

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