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Environmental Asbestos Raises Mesothelioma Among Women
Environmental Asbestos Raises Mesothelioma Among Women 150 150 gravityadmin

For decades, mesothelioma has predominately affected white men older than 60 years of age. This is largely because of the rare cancer’s connection to occupational asbestos exposure and its long…

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$80M Asbestos Settlement Reached in Kansas City
$80M Asbestos Settlement Reached in Kansas City 150 150 gravityadmin

  An $80 million asbestos settlement involving two former Jackson County courthouse employees led to Missouri’s largest medical monitoring fund established in an asbestos case. The class-action asbestos lawsuit settled…

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ASBESTOS MUST BE STRIPPED FROM DUTCH HOMES BY 2024
ASBESTOS MUST BE STRIPPED FROM DUTCH HOMES BY 2024 150 150 gravityadmin

The Cabinet has agreed with State Secretary Wilma Mansveld’s (Infrastructure and Environment) proposal to ban asbestos roofs in the Netherlands from 2024. This means that the owners of buildings with…

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Canada Will Ban Asbestos by 2018
Canada Will Ban Asbestos by 2018 620 465 gravityadmin

After the latest push from unions and federal labor advocates, the Canadian government is moving to ban asbestos by 2018. Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced the long-awaited news in late…

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Jon Stewart Lobbies Congress for 9/11 First Responders
Jon Stewart Lobbies Congress for 9/11 First Responders 273 240 gravityadmin

Comedian Jon Stewart turned serious this week when he joined a group of almost 200 police, fire and rescue workers in Washington D.C., lobbying Congress to renew the James Zadroga…

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