Roadmap to cease the use of chrysotile – Many unresolved issues

Roadmap to cease the use of chrysotile – Many unresolved issues

(Vietnamplus) - Hanoi (VNA) - Whether to stop or allow the use of chrysotile has once again become a hot topic with many debates among Government agencies and experts in the hearing session held by the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment on 03 November 2018. The decades-long controversy as well as the...

5,000 AC roof sheets for post disaster recovery

5,000 AC roof sheets for post disaster recovery
(Vietnamnet) – The Vietnam National Roof Sheet Association (VNRA) and the member company Quang Phuc JSC have donated 5,000 roof sheets to households affected by the typhoon No.12 in Khanh Vinh district, Khanh Hoa province.

Chrysotile and some concerns

Chrysotile and some concerns
(Tienphong) – Due to the controversy over the use of chrysotile in Vietnam, the Committee on Science, Technology and Environment has sent a delegation to Russia to researching on the mining and use of chrysotile in this country.
Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study

Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study

[Environmental Health News] Mice exposed in the womb to a chemical used in PVC plastic, door and window frames, blinds, water pipes, and medical devices were more likely to suffer from prediabetes and obesity, according to a study released this week.

The anti-asbestos lobby's new way to get rich. Now it is Europe's turn

The anti-asbestos lobby's new way to get rich. Now it is Europe's turn
Anti-asbestos lobbyists and activists are exerting pressure on the European Commission, demanding the establishment of a mandatory special-purpose program to dismantle every product that has ever been manufactured containing asbestos in the EU. The question is, whose interests does such a program really promote?