Australian Government and IBAS to Host 2012 Global Conference to Ban Asbestos Use
Australia will be the forum for a 2012 global conference on the possibility of completely banning asbestos use. The conference will be hosted by the Australian government and the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS). The story is here from ABC News, and was announced by Australia’s Foreign Minister, Kevin Rudd, and by Laurie Kazan-Allen of IBAS. The IBAS website does not yet include a story. Ms. Kazan-Allen is the sister of Steve Kazan, a prominent US plaintiff’s lawyer in asbestos litigation.