(New York Post) Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s law firm has filed a class-action suit on behalf of Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, accusing more than 70 companies of potentially causing the Long Island congresswoman to develop lung cancer from asbestos.
(The Wall Street Journal) The worst public scandals are often those that travel in plain sight, and a prime example is the asbestos litigation racket. We’ve been writing about it for years, and now a judge in North Carolina has issued a remarkable opinion exposing just how rotten it is.
26/08/2015 When the Anti – Asbestos lobby crosses the line – From ICA – International Chrysotile Association
More than three years after passing the original law, the Government of Peru recently adopted the decree that formally allows and regulates the extraction, importation and use of chrysotile.
Russia discussed with Thailand’s MOI to ask for clear answer about asbestos banning due to it concerned of losing market as a major exporter, and the ban also against to trade agreements.
The WHO’s most senior authority, the World Health Assembly (WHA), decided in 2007 against the banning of chrysotile (White Asbestos). To this day, and contrary to common perception, this resolution remains the official standing policy of both the WHA and the WHO.