Skip to comments.International Academy a Respected Asbestos Think Tank
Posted on 11/15/2011 8:44:17 AM PST by Miami Vice
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Independent scientific research institutes whose work influences the policies of the U.S. government as well as governments abroad, also impacts litigation in the states, an economics professor says.
"The information from these think tanks does bubble up," said Professor Alex Tabarrok, chair of the Economics Department at George Mason University in Virginia.
And one such organization is the Collegium Ramazzini, an independent international academy founded in 1982 by Irving J. Selikoff, Cesare Maltoni and other scientists.
Selikoff is credited as a pioneer in field of asbestos research, having established a link between the inhalation of asbestos particles and diseases like mesothelioma. It was his research that led to the regulation of asbestos.
CR is comprised of 180 internationally renowned experts in the fields ...
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oh, i thought they mean the tank is made out of asbestos! like it had to be fireproof or sumfin.