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1 February 2003

The Blighted Hills of Roro

Author: Jharkhandis' Organisation for Human Rights & Mines, Minerals & People

...For the last two decades a massive pile of asbestos waste mixed with chromite has been lying on hilltops in Chaibasa, west Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. ... In the last 20 years, nobody... bothered to assess the fate of the waste dumped...

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23 November 2017

Asbestos Mine in India Contaminates Village

Author: Environmental Defender Law Center

Throughout Europe, it is illegal to extract, manufacture, or use asbestos. Yet asbestos is still widely used across India, and is part of a huge industry dominated by companies that justify the use of asbestos for affordable roofing....

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24 November 2017

Asbestos Mine Victims Speak Out

Author: Jharkhandis’ Organisation for Human Rights & Mines, Minerals and People

Roro, a chrysotile asbestos mine,... in Jharkhand (India ) stands abandoned since 1982. It has become a health scourge for the dozen and odd villages living at its foot hills....

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11 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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