12 Feb '12, 7pm

First Ever Criminal Trial of Asbestos Magnate Concludes Monday: Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C...

Today, I am pleased to have a guest blogger, Dr. Barry Castleman, a world-renowned asbestos public health expert, report from Italy on this historic criminal trial. Here's his report: Tomorrow, Monday Feb. 13, late morning in Turin, Italy, a criminal court will render its verdict in the case of Stephan Schmidheiny and Belgian baron Louis de Cartier for creating an environmental disaster that has claimed over 3,000 lives. The prosecutor has asked the 3-judge panel to sentence the defendants to 20 years each in jail. Schmidheiny and the baron owned and managed a company called Eternit that made asbestos-cement building products in many countries in Europe, South America, and South Africa. The defendants are charged with failing to take reasonable measures to protect the workers and communities around their factories from asbestos. Neither of the defendants has appeared in th...

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Playing in the garden~ happy monday people.

Playing in the garden~ happy monday people.

You guys must be wondering how I celebrate my Valentines day and what I wore? Well lets talk about what I wore 1st =). I’m...