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Asbestos

 

Asbestos was once the darling of the construction industry because of its strength, longevity, and acoustic and insulation properties. However, exposure to asbestos even in tiny quantities can lead to fatal lung cancer and other life threatening diseases.

 

 

Since first working on asbestos contamination issues in 2001, Adam Teva V'Din advocated successfully for new legislation, for a major clean-up program in the Western Galilee and for increased oversight and diligence regarding isolated 'asbestos risk' incidents in homes, schools and neighborhoods. We continue to serve as Israel's public interest 'asbestos watchdog' through our Green Alert advisory service. 

 

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