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    Talking Trump - new face of Russian asbestos

    Donald Trump’s environmental policies may have caused controversy in the US but the president’s stance has managed to get him a literal stamp of approval from a Russian mining company.

    Uralasbest, one of the world’s largest producers and sellers of asbestos, has taken to adorning pallets of its product with a seal of Trump’s face, along with the words “Approved by Donald Trump, 45th president of the United States”.

    The move follows the US Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision not to ban new asbestos products outright. The EPA said it would evaluate new uses of asbestos but environmental groups have criticized the agency for not going further by barring them on public health grounds.

    In a Facebook post, Uralasbest published pictures of its Trump-adorned chrysotile asbestos, writing: “Donald is on our side!” The post thanks Trump for supporting Scott Pruitt, the recently departed head of the EPA, “who declared that his agency would no longer deal with matters related to side effects potentially caused by asbestos”. It adds that Trump called asbestos “100% safe after application”.

    Uralasbest, which is located in the mining city of Asbest in the Ural Mountains, is reported to have close ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin, who Trump will meet for talks in Helsinki next week.

    Asbest was once known as the “dying city” due to its high rate of lung cancer and other asbestos-related health problems.

    "Vladimir Putin and Russia’s asbestos industry stand to prosper mightily as a result of the Trump administration’s failure to ban asbestos in the US,” said Ken Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group.

    “Helping Putin and Russian oligarchs amass fortunes by selling a product that kills thousands each year should never be the role of a US president or the EPA, but this is the Trump administration.”
    More: Russian mining firm puts Trump's face on its asbestos products



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    "We did it, we memed a meme. We're shipping literal poison -lol- and were going to put the face of poison on it -LOLOLOL!-."

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    Maybe Putin will give Trump a gift of asbestos bedsheets to take back to the White House after his visit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NightSwimmer View Post
    Maybe Putin will give Trump a gift of asbestos bedsheets to take back to the White House after his visit.
    Let us hope lol

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