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20/03/2020
As incredible as it might seem, according to an article published in the Jakarta Post, the Queensland's government (Australian) just recently authorized a mining development (coal mine) in the great coral reef.Coming from a country that likes to present itself as a beacon of humanity's conscience...
22/01/2020
As of January 16, 2020, a new European Union Directive comes fully implemented all Member States that sets binding exposure limits to products classified as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1) by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Why is chrysotile not covered by a similar...
21/01/2020
The available studies therefore provide indirect evidence of a lower risk of mesothelioma from  exposure to chrysotile compared to exposure to amphibole, or to mixed commercial asbestos fibers which likely included amphibole asbestos. One approach we have used to address in part these...
06/06/2019
Vientiane Times - Thursday May 30, 2019....The Chrysotile Information Centre (CIC) has reported in a recent press release that the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention, which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 29 to May 10, 2019, had not added...
31/05/2019
MOSCOW, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Alliance of Trade Union Organisations "Chrysotile", welcomes the results of the Rotterdam Convention meeting. Thanks to the consolidated position of 10 countries — Russia, Syria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Pakistan, India, ...

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