The U.S. EPA is currently reviewing and updating its recently published draft risk assessment for asbestos. As part of this process, EPA requested its Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) to peer review the document in a virtual meeting held June 8-11, 2020.
With 446/458 (reaching 92.34 percent) of voting, on June 17th, the National Assembly of 14th term officially passed the Law on Investment (amended) including 7 chapters, 77 articles and 4 appendices.
On July 11, the 5th term Congress (2020 – 2025) of Vietnam National Roofsheet Association took place in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province.
Living in Lung Buong village, Thuan Hoa commune, Vi Xuyen district, the family of Mr. Sung Van Sin, one of the most disadvantaged cases has been proposed to benefactors of Vietnam National Roofsheet Association and Vietnamese Heart Fund by local authorities.
In the last days of April, thunderstorms and hails made thousands of houses in Lai Chau province seriously damaged.
On a rugged mountain in Thuan Hoa commune, Vi Xuyen district, a nearly 80-year-old woman and two young grandchildren are living in a shabby and needy cottage.
It is about 32 kilometers to the school site of Lung Vui, which is the beneficiary of charity program organized by the Vietnamese Heart Fund and Vietnam National Roofsheet Association to the center of Vi Xuyen Town. Here, both teachers and students are suffering from highly disadvantaged circumstance.
Born with a mental illness, Ms. Vu Thi Van, living in Truc village, has been unable to live a normal life as others.
In the project of happy home of the volunteer team of Dream for children, the Vietnam National Roofsheet Association has made efforts to bring solid roofs for 04 extremely difficult household in Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province.
Researchers from various well-known research centres, in a synthesis of four large scientific studies on the subject financed by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) concluded that if there was a link between the use of talcum powder and an increase in the number of ovarian cancers, it would probably be very low.
A comparative scientific study evaluating exposure, dose-response and fate in the lung and pleura of chrysotile-containing brake dust confirms the major differences between the toxicology of chrysotile fibers and that of other asbestos fibers.
In early 2020, hailstorms continued to hit the northern mountainous provinces, but the houses with AC roof sheet here are still durable.
EPA is turning to the next step in the process outlined by the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to review the risks associated with asbestos.
Following moves in support of the anti-chrysotile campaign, WHO is at risk of being investigated by the US Senate committee for covering up the pandemic during the outbreak in China.