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BPA and the Lagging Law

The American Medical Association supports banning the sale of baby bottles and infant feeding cups containing bisphenol A (BPA), a compound used to harden plastics, due to the numerous studies that suggest negative health...more

Medicare Pilot Program for Montana Asbestos Victims

In 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency declared a public health emergency arising from the long term asbestos exposure of Libby, Montana residents. The exposure occurred due to the operation of a vermiculite mine in...more

Private Correspondence

What are the rules on keeping privilege on documents in a health and safety case in the UK? How does Akzo impact? What do I need to do after a workplace incident?...more

EPA Inspector General investigation into failure to prevent concultant conflicts of interest

Documents relating to an EPA investigation into consultant conflicts concerning asbestos. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral which has been linked to several diseases, including asbestosis, lung cancer, and...more

EPA Asbestos Factbook

Information from the Environmental Protection Agency concerning asbestos, including diseases linked to asbestos exposure, including asbestosis and mesothelioma. The factbook also covers issues surrounding asbestos in schools...more

Report on Effects of Asbestos Dust on the Lungs and the Supression in the Asbestos Industry

The first major clinical study involving hundreds of asbestos workers was conducted by Dr. Merewether, a prominent medical researcher. His study indicates that one out of every 4 workers was suffering from asbestosis. His...more

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