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Asbestos industry fighting to destroy UN Convention that protects populations from asbestos harm

4. July 2016


Kathleen Ruff, For over ten years, the asbestos industry has succeeded in preventing chrysotile asbestos from being put on the Rotterdam Convention’s list of hazardous substances so that it can keep on exporting chrysotile asbestos to countries in the global South while hiding its hazards. Chrysotile asbestos meets all the criteria of the Convention […]

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