Finland, Austria, China
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Finland (Kiviluoto, 1960), Bulgaria (Zolov et, 1967), Japan (Hiraoka et al, 1998): high frequency of pleural plaques among people living close to ANTHOPHYLLITE mining and milling facilities.
Austria (Neuberger et al, 1978): high frequency of pleural plaques among people living close to a TREMOLITE-ACTINOLITE mine
China (Luo et al, 1998): farmers living in a “CROCIDOLITE pollution rural area” compared to a control group in the same province: strong excess of lung cancer (RR=5.7) and mesothelioma (RR=182)
Courtesy of the EPA