Quebec Government Decides to Guarantee Loan for Asbestos Mining for Indian Fiber Buyer

The Montreal Gazette is reporting that the Quebec government has now said it will guarantee a loan to continue asbestos mining and exports. The government acted despite signficant outcry by opponents. Much of the fiber apparently is bound for India for asbestos-cement boards, as is described in the article.


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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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