Asbestos in the Environment

Design: Janni Kristensen/TV2 Nord

This Cross-border investigation on ‘Asbestos in water pipes’ is a collaboration between Staffan Dahllöf, Katharine Quarmby and Nils Mulvad from Investigative Reporting Denmark, Edoardo Anziano and Paolo Riva from IRPIMedia in Italy, Matej Zwitter from Oštro Croatia, Hrvoje Perica from Oštro Croatia, Krzysztof Story from Reporters Foundation in Poland, Katharine Quarmby for the BBC in the UK, and Jenni Christensen from TV2 Nord in Denmark. The investigation is supported by Journalismfund Europe.

Team-members

Stories in the project

January 24, 2024:

EUObserver: A hidden threat: Asbestos fibres in our drinking water

IrpiMedia (Italia): Il rischio nascosto dell’amianto nell’acqua

IrpiMedia: LA FIBRA DIMENTICATA: TRENT’ANNI DI MESSA AL BANDO DELL’AMIANTO

Oštro Slovenia: Azbest v kozarcu vode

Oštro Coratia: Prijepor oko nekad čudesnih vlakana

TV2 Nord (Denmark): Over 1000 kilometer aktive asbestvandrør i Danmark: Aalborg topper listen

TV2 Nord (Denmark): Ekspert advarer efter asbest-afsløring: – Kan være med til at give kræft

Investigative Reporting Denmark: The hidden threat: Asbestos fibres in our drinking water

BBC Future: Asbestos in drinking water: What does it mean for human health?

January 25, 2024:

EUObserver: Newsletter

TV2 Nord (Denmark): Danmark afviser at udfase asbestvandrør: EU-politiker kæmper forgæves for plan

February 12, 2024:

TV2 Nord (Denmark): Aldrig undersøgt før: TV2 Nord tester nordjysk vand for kræftfremkaldende stof

TV2 Nord (Denmark): Regeringen kritiseres for nøl med gamle asbestvandrør: Minister afviser

February 25, 2024:

The Ferret(UK): Health concerns raised over asbestos in tap water