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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Asbestos Cement Pipes, a Health Hazard?


Rajen Gohain, a Lok Sabha MP of Nawgong, Assam from Bhartiya Janta Party raised the issue of Use of Asbestos Cemented Pipes in Drinking Water Projects in the Lok Sabha saying, "Will the Minister of Health and Family Welfare be pleased to state: (a) whether the Asbestos Cemented (AC) pipes used for Drinking water projects is a health hazard; (b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor; and (c) the corrective action taken by the Government in this regard? Mr Gohain raised the matter on July 15, 2009.

3 comments:

Muhammad said...

At least asbestos cement pipes is lagislated to ban for drinking water purpose.
WHO should recommend a ban on it.
M. Yahya

Muhammad said...

At least asbestos cement pipes is lagislated to ban for drinking water purpose.
WHO should recommend a ban on it.
M. Yahya

Muhammad said...

At least asbestos cement pipes is lagislated to ban for drinking water purpose.
WHO should recommend a ban on it.
M. Yahya

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