Monthly Archives: January 2011

EHP: “Mesothelioma cases likely are significantly underreported worldwide”

New study could impact national and global policies on asbestos  (Research Triangle Park, NC) For every four to five reported cases of mesothelioma worldwide, at least one case goes unreported, according to estimates published online January 6 ahead of print … Continue reading

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Italy: “The Criminal Trial of Stephan Schmidheiny in Turin, Italy” by Dr. Barry Castleman

The Criminal Trial of Stephan Schmidheiny in Turin, Italy  The Schmidheineys are one of Switzerland’s very most wealthy families.  Stephan inherited the Eternit asbestos-cement company to run when he was 29, in 1976.  These enterprises were run through various years … Continue reading

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Brazil: “Banning asbestos is feasible, says study”

Brazil: “Banning asbestos is feasible, says study” FERNANDA GIANNASI’s Herculean efforts to protect workers and prevent asbestos exposure in Brazil is utterly amazing. Fernanda shared this report last night. Excerpt: “Report indicates that Unicamp ban on asbestos would negligible economic impacts … Continue reading

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