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2017-08-21 "Make in India" - the truth about its deadlier side
2017-07-13 Canada's first attempt to address scourge of lung disease in mining
2016-12-10 Corporate intelligence agency infiltrated global anti-asbestos campaign
2016-06-17 Quebec National Assembly applauds efforts to ban asbestos
2016-01-15 How the world's biggest asbestos factory tried to exposure campaigners
2015-11-25 Australian asbestos victims suffer further at hands of culprit company
2015-08-13 Rio Tinto loses court appeal against Australian asbestosis ruling
2015-06-08 Asbestos industry thrives in India despite health concerns
2015-05-14 India blocks listing of Chrysotile Asbestos in Rotterdam Convention
2015-02-18 USA: More Iron Range miners stricken with rare lung cancer
2014-03-19 India's hill of death
2013-10-02 Italians call on Yale to strip disgraced environmentalist of honorary degree
2013-08-14 City in Russia Unable to Kick Asbestos Habit
2013-06-06 Appeals court sharpens Schmidheiny sentence
2013-05-13 India reverses stand on asbestos at Rotterdam Convention meet
2013-05-07 London Calling on the Zimbabwe-UK asbestos scandal
2012-12-11 Asbestos: International protest to WHO falls on death ears
2012-11-11 Surely asbestos mining is now on the way out?
2012-10-23 Last Quebec asbestos mine abandons plan to re-open
2012-09-20 The End of Quebec Asbetos Mining and Exports?
2012-08-13 French health expert refuses Legion d'Honneur
2012-08-06 Canada: Concerns about loan to reopen Jeffrey Asbestos Mine
2012-07-11 Canada's Quebec government funds killer industry
2012-07-03 Canada promotes asbestos, even while acknowledging its dangers
2012-02-20 U.S. judge orders Vedanta to pay $82.75m in damages
2012-02-20 World's biggest asbestos trial sees two billionaires sentenced to prison
2011-12-12 Canada promotes deadly mineral trade with India
2011-11-08 Canadian Opposition Parties Call for Asbestos Sales Ban
2011-10-31 Basel amendment on hazardous waste moves dramatically closer to implementation
2011-10-10 Baljit Chadha's Canadian asbestos gamble
2011-08-23 Canada continues promoting deadly asbestos mining
2011-08-01 Canada's last functional asbestos mine about to run dry
2011-07-11 Italian court seeks 20-year terms for asbestos poisoners
2011-06-28 Canada blocks move to deem asbestos hazardous
2011-04-27 Indian health experts deplore Canadian asbestos move
2011-04-04 Canada: Telling lies about Asbestos
2011-03-14 Deadly materials - the urgent need for control
2011-02-07 From Quebec to India - Merchants of Death
2011-01-25 76% of Quebeckers oppose government financing for the Jeffrey asbestos mine
2010-12-13 Asian anti-asbestos delegation headed to Quebec
2010-10-04 Is this the 'death knell for asbestos'?
2010-07-09 Medical associations call for ban on Canadian asbestos mining
2010-06-11 Deathbed reprieve for Canada's killer industry?
2010-02-23 Asia Inhales While the West Bans the Deadly Carcinogen
2009-12-14 Turin trial opens over asbestos deaths
2009-12-14 Quebec health officials denounce asbestos
2009-11-23 Indian network seeks ban on all asbestos imports from Canada
2009-11-16 London Calling on a deadly transatlantic betrayal
2009-11-09 Stephan Schmidheiny: Saint or Sinner?
2009-10-05 Dusts of Death: Asian Activists Gather to Fight Workplace Illnesses
2009-09-14 Asarco bidding battle enters final strait
2009-09-01 Potentially toxic ship gets docked by UK watchdog
2009-08-25 US bidding intensifies, as two bad companies vie for a third
2009-08-03 Lethal threat from asbestos fibres 'seriously underestimated', say scientists
2009-07-10 Philippines: Lepanto - Shattering its Own Myth of Safe and Responsible Mining
2009-05-11 Grace executives acquitted in asbestos trial
2009-05-05 In Their Backyard
2009-04-27 Asbestos: Canada - and India's - enduring shame
2009-04-06 Justice postponed - justice denied
2009-03-11 India: Ban On Indigenous Chrysotile Asbestos Mining Lifted
2009-03-03 US prosecutor threatens no grace for abestos miner
2008-11-24 Breaking tradition: the toxic legacy
2008-11-24 India's asbestos shame
2008-11-10 Russia and South Asian states back unacceptable asbestos trade
2008-11-05 Canada to keep asbestos off trade blacklist
2008-09-22 Canada still blocking action on asbestos
2008-09-22 US asbestos - putting the end to a deadly trade
2008-09-22 Asarco-Grupo Mexico dispute nearing conclusion? - Southern envuelta en millonaria disputa
2008-07-20 Supply crunch: Brazil ban on asbestos to hit firms in India
2008-02-29 Canada: Government challenged for its "shameful asbestos policy"
2008-01-27 Asbestos crisis in South Africa
2008-01-24 Asarco to settle claims for US$27.8million
2007-12-21 No grace for Grace
2007-12-19 BOOK REVIEW: A case that reverberated throughout north America
2007-11-09 Town built on asbestos downplays health risks
2007-09-27 Asbestos update: appeal to World Bank
2007-09-25 Asbestos diseases stalk South African communities
2007-09-07 India update
2007-09-07 India update
2007-09-05 Blue Lady owners misled the Court & Ministry
2007-09-03 Guerrilla attacks cost NMDC $50 million in lost production
2007-08-31 Refinery: all-party team puts State on notice
2007-08-30 US update
2007-08-19 Indian firm acquires uranium mining rights in Niger
2007-07-12 Cancer society calls on Ottawa to change tack and ban asbestos
2007-07-12 Canada update
2007-07-12 Canada Update
2007-07-09 High lead levels found in Belledune soil
2007-05-31 Export of Toxic Ghost Ships to UK Ended
2007-05-31 Proposed Canadian coal-bed methane exploration worries U.S. officials
2007-05-31 Residents rip off kid gloves
2007-05-31 US update
2007-05-31 G8: Bush Proposes Talks on Voluntary Global Goal for Greenhouse Gases
2007-05-31 US update
2007-05-30 New Montana Power Plant Permit Appealed
2007-04-21 Editorial note: Anglo American's chairman, Mark Moody-Stuart, claimed last week at the company's 2
2007-04-21 Legacy of Libby's asbestos contamination still being set
2007-04-21 US update
2007-04-21 US Update
2007-04-18 Climate Fears, Costs Threaten Coal-Fired Power Plans
2007-04-16 27.5 Million Funds Uranium Contamination Studies
2007-04-13 Climate Justice League Strikes Merrill Lynch
2007-03-30 US update
2007-03-30 US update
2007-03-29 Rare cancer found in Iron Range miners
2007-02-10 Us Update
2007-02-10 US Update
2007-02-07 Embattled Mining Company Asarco Enters Into Settlement Talks
2006-12-22 Asbestos Roundup
2006-12-22 Asbestos Roundup
2006-12-20 Study: Asbestos Fears Are Justified - USGS Scientists Debunk Industry Claim, Call Particles Dangerou
2006-12-18 Ban asbestos now! Asbestos major reason for rise in Canadian work-related deaths
2006-12-17 Brakes Warning Remains: OSHA Statement on Asbestos Exposure Hazard Survives Challenge
2006-12-14 American Journal of Industrial Medicine Publishes Materials from ADAO's 2006 Asbestos Disease Awaren
2006-11-27 Canada Update
2006-11-27 E-waste can kill, UN agency warns
2006-11-27 Canada Update
2006-10-13 Disgraceful Acts: north American asbestos update
2006-10-13 Disgraceful Acts: north American asbestos update
2006-10-11 W.R. Grace Must Pay Asbestos Cleanup Bill
2006-09-30 South Asia Update
2006-09-30 Energy Div Asked To Move Against Asia Energy Deal
2006-09-21 Toxic shock: how Western rubbish is destroying Africa
2006-09-21 ToxiCities
2006-09-21 ToxiCities
2006-09-20 Keeping Cities Cool
2006-09-20 EPA Not Fulfilling Environmental Justice Requirements
2006-09-20 US Update
2006-09-20 California Sues Automakers Over Global Warming
2006-09-20 US Update
2006-09-18 U.S. Missing Renewable Energy Opportunities
2006-09-15 Clean Energy Bill Could Create Half a Million Jobs
2006-07-24 New Indian asbestos plants in the offing
2006-07-23 Unlearned lessons
2006-07-23 India Update
2006-07-23 India Update
2006-06-21 ILO to promote global asbestos ban
2006-06-21 The resolution in full
2006-06-21 ILO to promote global asbestos ban
2006-06-08 Governments Urged To Join World ‘Asbestos Ban’ Trade Unions Call For Stop To Century-Long
2006-06-02 Physical, Mental Health of 9/11 Survivors to Be Surveyed Again
2006-06-02 Teck Cominco to pay $20 million US for study of pollution of Columbia River
2006-06-02 Canadian Mining Company to Assess Columbia River Contamination
2006-06-02 US Update
2006-06-02 US Update
2006-05-26 India Update
2006-05-26 India Update
2006-05-16 Asbestos-sc Notice To Centre On Norwegian Ship
2006-05-07 Canadian Roundup
2006-05-07 Canadian Roundup
2006-05-02 De Beers Risks Losing Social License to Operate in Canada
2006-04-30 GOLD MINING - Eldorado starts up Kisladag mine
2006-04-26 CANADA'S DOUBLE STANDARD ON ASBESTOS
2006-04-22 Aborigines in asbestos cases blitz
2006-03-02 US Update
2006-03-02 US Update
2006-03-02 U.S. Is Reducing Safety Penalties for Mine Flaws
2006-03-01 Damages Denied in Landmark US Lead Paint Case
2006-03-01 Workplace Exposure Standard for Hexavalent Chromium Cut Ten-Fold
2006-03-01 New Asbestos claims settlement in South Africa
2006-03-01 U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up 1.7 Percent in 2004
2006-02-27 US Asbestos Bill Sponsors Seek Signatures for Revote
2006-02-27 Safety fines at mine minimal
2006-02-20 Us Update
2006-02-20 US Update
2006-02-15 Hanson, Saint-gobain Hurt By U.s. Asbestos Upset, Dresdner Says
2006-02-15 US Update: February 2006
2006-02-15 US Update: February 2006
2006-02-10 9/11 Aftermath: Health Fears For Victims Of Ground Zero's Deadly Dust Wtc Rescue Workers
2006-02-10 Us Senate Kills Attempt To Rewrite Asbestos Bill
2006-02-08 Vets, Victims Lobby Us Capitol Before Asbestos Vote
2006-02-07 Ex-staffers Return To Hill To Lobby On Asbestos Fund
2006-02-06 Asbestos Bill Sets Off Partisan Attacks
2006-02-02 Libby Doctor Lobbying Senate On Asbestos Bill
2006-02-02 Mountaintop Removal Mining Permits Challenged in West Virginia
2006-02-02 Green Rules Could Shut up to 500 US Coal Plants - Study
2006-02-02 Harbor Island Smelter Pays $8.5 Million in Superfund Costs
2006-02-01 Bush Would Break U.S. Oil Addiction With Renewables, Nuclear, Coal
2006-02-01 US Senate Minority Leader to Oppose Asbestos Bill
2006-01-31 USG Corporation in $4 Billion Asbestos Claim Settlement
2006-01-31 EPA's Lead and Copper Rule Found to Be Inadequate
2006-01-15 Asbestos Factory In Rae Bareli
2006-00-15 Rotterdam Treaty Killed by Asbestos Disease!
2005-12-10 In 2004 a detailed report on the corporate crimes of Eternit was delivered at a conference organised
2005-12-10 1 According to Eternit, medical care is costing the company US$270 per person per month.
2005-12-10 VICTORY FOR BRAZIL'S ASBESTOS VICTIMS
2005-12-10 1 Siam City Cement is a subsidiary of Holcim, the Swiss multinational cement firm.
2005-12-10 The Scheme of Plunder
2005-12-10 The Scheme of Plunder
2005-12-01 Australia's Hardie Signs A $3.1 Billion Asbestos Agreement
2005-11-22 Feature - US update on Western land grab
2005-11-22 Feature - US update on Western land grab
2005-11-21 Gloomy Asbestos Study Criticized at US Senate Hearing
2005-11-15 State, Local Air Officials Urge Rapid Mercury Emissions Cuts
2005-11-15 nbsp;
2005-09-15 Government to pay asbestos victims
2005-09-15 Government to pay asbestos victims
2005-09-12 EPA Fine Particle Air Rule Called Gift to Power Industry
2005-09-09 US Senate Panel OKs Asbestos Subpoena Power
2005-09-05 Asbestos fears spread to residential roofing tiles
2005-09-03 W.R. Grace Wants Trial Moved Out of Montana
2005-08-29 US Asbestos Fund could Fall Short - Budget Office
2005-08-29 Support for asbestos makes Canada an 'international pariah'
2005-08-14 What are Particulates?
2005-08-10 What are Particulates?
2005-07-25 The harder you come, the lighter you'll fall. At least that's the opinion of an unlikely coalition o
2005-06-28 JAIL TIME FOR ETERNIT EXECUTIVES
2005-05-27 US Senate Panel Approves $140 Billion Asbestos Fund
2005-05-27 FACTBOX - Key Provisions of US Senate Asbestos Bill
2005-05-27 The long-debated compromise bill, aimed at settling asbestos-related claims, is now going to the US
2005-03-28 Firms seek asbestos claim safety net
2005-03-02 US Asbestos Bill at Critical Stage - Senator Specter
2005-02-09 US Asbestos Bill Hits Further Snags, Lawmakers Say
2005-02-08 The US govenment is taking notorious mining company, WR Grace, to court on criminal charges of know
2005-02-08 W.R. Grace Faces Criminal Charges for Asbestos at Libby Mine
2005-02-07 W.R. Grace Accused of Hiding Cancer Risk
2005-01-15 Chrysotile In India: Truth Held Hostage Indian Journal Of Community Medicine Vol. 31, No. 1
2005-01-10 G W Bush is backing former asbestos producers, like Halliburton, in pushing for a curb on asbestos c
2004-12-07 Army Corps Faces Motion of Contempt Over Valley Fills
2004-12-02 London Calling! December 2 2004
2004-12-02 London Calling - December 2 2004
2004-12-01 The US Environmental Protection Agency is still pushing methods, that are less effective than enforc
2004-11-21 Canada's export of asbestos harmful to poor countries
2004-11-16 EPA 2004 Year End Shows 40 Superfund Sites Cleaned
2004-11-16 A super fund - but not a super agency
2004-11-15 Two Industry Connected Appointees Off Coal Waste Committee
2004-11-15 Lawsuit Takes EPA to Task Over Toxic Boiler Emissions
2004-11-12 The US Bureau of Land Management has sacked an environmental investigator who revealed dangerous lev
2004-11-05 Bush: The second round
2004-11-05 London Calling! November 5 2004
2004-11-05 Further articles on 'Bush the Destroyer'
2004-11-05 London Calling - November 5 2004
2004-11-05 Bush win seen lifting drug, defense, oil, coal stocks
2004-11-02 BHPBilliton and the victims of asbestos
2004-11-02 Surge In British Asbestos Claims Will Cost Billions
2004-10-29 W R Grace - Already The Subject Of Nearly 70,000 Lawsuits Related To Asbestos-related Diseases Is Be
2004-10-18 The long goodbye - women and asbestos
2004-09-22 Further asbestos updates
2004-09-22 Further Asbestos Updates
2004-09-16 'we Can't Leave Them To Suffer Alone'
2004-09-15 Wtc Lawsuit Calms Amec Frenzy
2004-09-15 Mpp, Union Want Change For Workers: 1,980 People Have Died Of Work-related Cancer
2004-09-15 London Calling! September 15 2004
2004-09-15 London Calling - September 15 2004
2004-08-24 Compensation Case Against Anglo American Advance by a Notch
2004-08-23 London Calling - August 23 2004
2004-08-23 London Calling! August 23 2004
2004-08-17 Feinstein Offers Asbestos Fund Compromise
2004-08-17 James Hardie Says To Continue Funding For Victims
2004-08-17 Asbestos Mines: The Trail Of Death
2004-08-17 Asbestos mines: the trail of death
2004-08-04 Australian government seeks Dutch treaty to protect asbestos victims
2004-08-04 Boycott call on Hardie gathers pace
2004-07-21 The troubles of companies dealing in asbestos continue
2004-07-21 Lloyd's Equitas in asbestos claims deal with EnPro
2004-07-21 The following are linked stories on asbestos.
2004-07-15 Victims push for James Hardie asbestos charges
2004-07-14 US Senate's Frist plans asbestos offer this week
2004-05-27 Federal Documents Show Asbestos Removal Method Unsafe
2004-03-19 European insurers face new wave of asbestos claims
2004-03-05 Study Warns US Faces Asbestos Disease Crisis
2004-03-05 The rising death rate from asbestos
2004-03-05 The rising death rate from asbestos
2004-02-25 Action Alert: Stop Intimidation of Brazilian Labour Inspector Fernanda Giannasi
2004-02-25 Action Alert: Stop Intimidation of Brazilian Labour Inspector Fernanda Giannasi
2004-02-20 Background information -
2003-12-17 London Calling! December 17 2003
2003-12-17 London Calling - December 17 2003
2003-11-21 Ban Asbestos Network of India Condemns Indian Government's Double Speak on Asbestos
2003-11-21 Ban Asbestos Network of India Condemns Indian Government's Double Speak on Asbestos
2003-11-21 BANI Condemns Indian Government's Double Speak on Asbestos
2003-11-12 US asbestos bill draws big lobby spending
2003-10-16 Asbestos Firms, Insurers Agree to Fund
2003-10-16 Billions of dollars worth of claims from residents and workers affected by asbestos poisoning have t
2003-10-16 Asbestos Firms, Insurers Agree to Fund
2003-09-13 Canadians demand total ban on asbestos
2003-08-29 WR Grace ordered to pay $54.5 mln in asbestos case
2003-08-03 The Thor Case
2003-08-03 Access to courts for corporate accountability: recent developments
2003-07-17 London Calling - July 17 2003
2003-07-17 London Calling! July 17 2003
2003-07-15 Up against the Red Shield
2003-06-30 Washington sues over Everett
2003-06-27 Cape and Gencor Pay Compensation to Asbestos Disease Victims
2003-04-26 Women in Mining Struggles in India
2003-04-15 Fighting For Asbestos Justice In Brazil - An Interview With Fernanda Giannasi
2003-04-15 Impacts of Mining on Womenís Health in India
2003-03-11 Prior Informed Consent: Asbestos, Pesticides, Lead
2003-01-15 Corporate accountability: why?
2003-01-09 Gencor settlement talks deadlock
2002-12-27 W.R. Grace to take $20 million charge for lawsuit
2002-12-27 W.R. Grace, though now bankrupt, has a long history of disregard for people and the environment, com
2002-12-27 W.R. Grace to take $20 million charge for lawsuit
2002-10-15 South African government backs asbestos claim
2002-10-15 Gencor sucked into R1.9bn case
2002-10-15 Gencor on lip of legal vortex
2002-05-15 Corporate accountability in search of a treaty?
2001-11-29 MPs slam firm over asbestos payout moves
2001-11-29 MPs slam Rio Tinto over asbestos payout moves
2001-05-23 The following is a text of an Early Day Motion (EDM) proposed for signing by Members of Parliament i
2001-05-23 The following is a text of an Early Day Motion (EDM) proposed for signing by Members of Parliament i
2001-05-01 Judge's Ruling Gives W.R. Grace a Break: Attic Insulation Found Not a Risk to Homeowners
2001-05-01 Further articles on 'Bush the Destroyer'
2001-05-01 Extra material from
2001-04-23 EDM 596
2001-04-23 Early Day Motion on Rio Tinto & Capper Pass 2
2001-04-23 Early Day Motion on Rio Tinto & Capper Pass
2001-04-23 RIO TINTO PLC: CAPPER PASS CLAIMS REVIEW SCHEME

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