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Asbestos Roundup

Published by MAC on 2006-12-22

Asbestos Roundup

22nd December 2006

It's not just in Canada that north American workers and other citizens are confronting a rearguard action by asbestos-reliant industries, attempting to "rehabilitate" the deadly mineral's sullied reputation.

At the centre of the latest "controversy" is a recent judgment by a bankcruptcy court that the notorious WR Grace can't be faulted for using Zonolite in domestic attic insulation.

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