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Canada should stop importing deadly asbestos, labour group says

The Canadian Labour Congress is calling for a ban on asbestos. Exposure to asbestos — a fibrous mineral used in building and construction — is the leading cause of workplace-related death in Canada. Canada stopped exporting asbestos in 2011, and...
by AsbestosHUB on Dec 9, 2016

DHHS To Provide $6M Grant For Libby Residents

Now that the jury has acquitted W.R. Grace & Company of charges of exposing residents in Libby to asbestos that killed hundreds, Sen. Max Baucus of Montana announced a $6 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide...
by AsbestosHUB on May 25, 2009

Vermont Study Failed to Connect Asbestos Deaths to Mine

Reporter Jesse Roman, from StoweToday.com, has been following the situation in Vermont after the Vermont Health Department issued the results of a flawed study saying three deaths had occurred around the asbestos mine in Eden. Now, according to Roman...
by AsbestosHUB on Feb 9, 2009

Vermont Study Failed to Connect Asbestos Deaths to Mine

Reporter Jesse Roman, from StoweToday.com, has been following the situation in Vermont after the Vermont Health Department issued the results of a flawed study saying three deaths had occurred around the asbestos mine in Eden. Now, according to Roman...
by AsbestosHUB on Feb 9, 2009

Eden Mine Study Dubious

Reporter Jesse Roman of the Stowe Reporter in Vermont has been following the situation with the asbestos mine and health study as events unfolded in Vermont. According to a January 29, 2009 article, new information obtained by the Stowe Reporter cast...
by AsbestosHUB on Feb 4, 2009

Eden Mine Study Dubious

Reporter Jesse Roman of the Stowe Reporter in Vermont has been following the situation with the asbestos mine and health study as events unfolded in Vermont. According to a January 29, 2009 article, new information obtained by the Stowe Reporter cast...
by AsbestosHUB on Feb 4, 2009

Vermont Plagued by Old Asbestos Mine

The results of a November 2008 report that analyzed hospital and death records for residents of 13 towns around the now-closed asbestos mine on Belvidere Mountain near Eden, Vermont, strongly suggest an increased risk of asbestos diseases and death a...
by AsbestosHUB on Jan 12, 2009

Vermont Backtracks Asbestos Statistics

Oops!  The state Health Department in Vermont says it made an error in a recent study that reported higher cancer rates in towns surrounding an old asbestos mine in the northern part of the state. The department said it re-examined the data used i...
by AsbestosHUB on Dec 23, 2008


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