Indian anti-asbestos activist on reopening of Jeffrey mine
Labour activists and medical professionals have been speaking out against the Quebec government's decision to provide a 58 million dollar loan guarantee to the Jeffrey mine. They maintain health risks associated with white asbestos are too great, especially once the mineral leaves Canada for countries with fewer security measures.
Anup Srivastava is a labour activist in India. He tells what the reopening of Quebec's asbestos mine means in his part of the world, and how the Quebec health minister responds to those concerns.