Leading health experts around the world challenge Premier Charest to respect the science and stop exporting asbestos

Thu, Nov 4, 2010


In a letter to Quebec Premier Jean Charest, leading health experts from around the world challenge the Premier to respect the science and stop exporting asbestos.

Dear Premier Charest:

As scientists from 28 countries, dedicated to protecting public health, we appeal to you to respect the overwhelmingly consistent body of scientific evidence and the considered judgment of the World Health Organization (WHO) that all forms of asbestos have been shown to be deadly and that safe use of any form of asbestos has proven impossible anywhere in the world.

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