Dying depositions

By Jie Jenny Zou

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"… ake cleaning should be minimised.” A 1970 Ford memo titled “Asbestos Emissions from Brake Lining Wear” included a bibliography of 40 articles …"

"… s no ‘safe’ level of Asbestos exposure for any type of Asbestos fiber. Asbestos exposures as short in duration as a few days have caused mesothelioma in h …"

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"… es that had exposed people to Asbestos, a heat-resistant, fibrous mineral. Asbestos causes several deadly diseases, including mesothelioma, a rare cancer that …"

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"… ger, fear, and disgust,” says Linda Reinstein, CEO and co-founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. “Similar to gun violence, many people ha …"

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"… ead to foot with Asbestos debris.” Illegal work was done at New York’s Asbestos Control Bureau and a state police barracks. It was done in a conference ro …"

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"… ing to “rewrite history,” said Linda Reinstein, co-founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, a victims’ advocacy group. “Georgia-Pa …"

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"… er substitutes exist,” said Reinstein, president of the California-based Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. “We’re facing a public health crisis w …"

"… every day from preventable, Asbestos-caused diseases.” To mark National Asbestos Awareness Week, Reinstein plans to hold a press conference in Washington t …"

"… ns the world’s biggest Asbestos producer, followed by China and Brazil. Asbestos use in the United States has plummeted from its peak of 803,000 metric ton …"

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"… l public utilities and dismiss elected officials. Citizens are crying foul.Asbestos deaths bring 16-year sentence Two former executives of a Swiss building-pr …"

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"… er the years we call it a job.”Linda Reinstein, president and CEO of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, a victims’ advocacy group in California, …"

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"… eature singled out for accolades is Dangers in the Dust: Inside the Global Asbestos Trade, produced by the Center's International Consortium of Investigative …"

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"… and the settlement money must be used in part to correct violations of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act.“Children are more vulnerable to environme …"

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"… ach year of Asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.Asbestos is banned or restricted in 52 countries.Canada’s refusal to endorse the …"

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"… stos ao Amianto (ABREA) — the Brazilian Association of People Exposed to Asbestos. SAMA is demanding that the government pay 5,000 reais ($3,000) every time …"

"… ing the toxic, fire-resistant mineral, long tied to cancer and Asbestosis. Asbestos products arebanned in São Paulo state, where Giannasi is based, and …"

"… c] to ban Asbestos” and asserts, “No one will ever win against ‘King Asbestos!’ Impossible! It is forever!” The one-page, typewritten letter, which …"

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"… culties following the switch [to another testing method],” Yoneyama said.Asbestos liabilityThe stakes are high for the Japanese.  Japan is one of 52 co …"

"… people who aren’t sick now should know … how scary this disease is.”Asbestos-induced mesothelioma and lung cancer were recognized as occupational disea …"

"… victims of non-occupational exposure wasn’t set up until 2006, when the Asbestos Health Damage Relief Fund was established. Over the past four years, the J …"

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"… of ICIJ’s recent investigation “Dangers in the Dust: Inside the Global Asbestos Trade,” reveals how despite being banned or restricted in 52 countries f …"

"… money — about $8 million to $13 million a year — goes to the powerful Asbestos Cement Products Manufacturers’ Association (ACPMA), a New Delhi-based in …"

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"… est project in months this week: Dangers in the Dust — Inside the Global Asbestos Trade. We’ve had a half-dozen of our reporters team up with the BBC’s …"

"… hnan and Shantanu Guha Ray dug into the finances of India’s big-spending Asbestos Cement Products Manufacturers’ Association.Most surprising to us: the ro …"

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"… hat reflects the unceasing burden of Asbestos disease in the United States.Asbestos has decimated the ranks of miners, millers, factory workers, insulators an …"

"… o victims and their lawyers, and $21 billion went toward other legal costs.Asbestos use has largely moved overseas, fueled by an aggressive industry campaign …"

"… ound in a variety of items. Laboratory tests commissioned by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), a victims’ advocacy group, have r …"

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"… ao Amianto (ABREA) — the Brazilian Association of People Exposed to Asbestos. It is one of more than 70 victims’ groups that have formed around the w …"

"… cts,” says Laurie Kazan-Allen, coordinator of the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat in London.In an e-mail, spokesman Peter Schuermann wrote …"

"… no connection to the Swiss Eternit Group, declined to comment.Giannasi vs. Asbestos, Inc.Raised during Brazil’s right-wing military dictatorship in the 1960 …"

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"… e deaths to occur as a result.”According to recent estimates by the Asbestos Cement Products Manufacturers’ Association (ACPMA), a New Delhi-bas …"

"… cause it serves the market for poor,” says Gopal Krishna of the Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI). “And that market is growing at a tremendou …"

"… volve around advertising promotions to counter baseless allegations by Ban Asbestos Network India [and] legal and promotional activities that [are] mostly in …"

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