Debate on Asbestos Safety Reaches Brazil���s Supreme Court
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Debate on Asbestos Safety Reaches Brazil���s Supreme Court

Osasco : Brazil | Sep 03, 2012 at 7:44 AM PDT
Source: Inter Press Service
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IPS Articles Asbestos is a heat-resistant fibrous silicate mineral banned in many countries around the world because of the risks to human health posed by prolonged inhalation of the fibres. But in Brazil, a national law authorises the regulated use of asbestos, which is present in more than 3,000... FULL ARTICLE AT Inter Press Service
 
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