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India: Bihar Youth are Turning Knowledge into Action

“Student protest halts asbestos factory in Bihar, India” ADAO congratulates the youth of Bihar, India for standing up for the health and wellness of their village by protesting the construction of a local asbestos factory.  Asbestos is a known human … Continue reading

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Global Asbestos Awareness Week April 1st – 7th

Our global community wants to join our U.S. National Asbestos Awareness Week from April 1st – April 7th – so based on demand, we will join together for Global Asbestos Awareness Week! The World Health Organization reported “in 2004, asbestos-related … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Introduces “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

For Immediate Release: February 18, 2011 ADAO Praises Senate for Introduction of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Washington, DC … February 18, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), combining education, advocacy and community as … Continue reading

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No Boundaries, No Borders

Connecting and sharing through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Blogs just keeps improving! This is an exciting and revolutionary time in communication, as we globally witness the power of unity and collective activism to increase education, advocacy, and community support.  … Continue reading

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“The Quebec government supports the safe use of asbestos and all other dangerous substances.”

PDF of Letter January 28, 2011 Ms. Linda Reinstein Chief Executive Officer Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization 1525 Aviation Boulevard, Suite 318 Redondo Beach CA 90278 UNITED STATES Dear Ms. Reinstein, At the request of Serge Simard, Minister for Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Brazil: Federal Court Decision Prevents Repealing Surveillance of Asbestos In Enclosure Export In Coastal Region

Brazil: Federal Court Decision Prevents Repealing Surveillance of Asbestos In Enclosure Export In Coastal Region  NOTE: Please use the translation button in the upper right corner of the blog if needed. The biggest Brazilian company dedicated to export asbestos to Asia named CORTÊS got … Continue reading

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“Mouvement Pro Chrysotile” Press Release

As a mesothelioma widow and Co-Founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), I am shocked with the December 7, 2010 Mouvement Pro Chrysotile Press Release.  Excerpt: “As stated by the spokesperson for the Mouvement Pro Chrysotile, Mr Serge Boislard: “The pathetic determination … Continue reading

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End Canadian Asbestos Exports to Asia

 “Asbestosis victims plan hunger strike”     Former asbestos miners are silently speaking out to send Canada a powerful message: Stop mining and exporting asbestos to developing countries.   We must encourage as many people as we can to “SPEAK FROM THE HEART” … Continue reading

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BWI: “Calling for Ban on Chrysotile Asbestos”

Thanks to Kathleen Ruff and the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) – the excellent article from the Canadian Journal of Public Health “Ban All Production and Export of Chrysotile Asbestos“, is now online.  Please take time to read this powerful … Continue reading

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Manila, Philippines: Demonstration in support of the Asian delegation to Quebec, Canada to press against the opening of an underground asbestos mine

The Associated Labor Unions (ALU), Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) and Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) will stage a demonstration around the Canadian Embassy in Manila.  The demonstration will support the Asian delegation to Quebec, Canada to press … Continue reading

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