Key findings

Key findings

Asbestos deaths bring 16-year sentence

By Jim Morris

In a case followed around the world, two former business executives were convicted in Italy of manslaughter in 3,000 deaths

Canada resists adding deadly asbestos to toxics blacklist

By Jim Morris

Major producer resists adding substance to toxics blacklist

Asbestos test under fire in Japan

By Scilla Alecci

Faulty findings may add to 100,000 death toll

A ravenous appetite for asbestos

By Jim Morris and Te-Ping Chen

Top user China faces epidemic of cancer

A growing death toll in Mexico

By Ana Avila

Asbestos casualties mount amid weak enforcement and a powerful lobby

The world's asbestos behemoth

By Roman Shleynov

Vast amounts shipped overseas, used at home

America’s asbestos age

By Jim Morris

A toxic legacy may leave behind a half-million deaths

A toxic embrace

By Murali Krishnan and Shantanu Guha Ray

India’s wide use of asbestos brings dire warnings

About this project

A look at the reporting process behind 'Dangers in the Dust'

Writers and editors

Jim Morris

Senior Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Jim Morris is a senior reporter and editor at the Center for Public Integrity and co-leader of the environment and labor team.... More about Jim Morris