EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Asbestos is responsible for countless deaths around the world, including at least 10,000 each year in the U.S. alone. Many Americans might think it’s been banned, but it has not. It’s lethal, legal and continues to pose serious risks to millions of American families.Explore Below
Despite High Asbestos Death Rate, Pennsylvania Lawmakers Push Bill to Deny Justice for Victims
June 5th, 2017
It is hard to find a place in the United States that's seen more people die from asbestos exposure than Pennsylvania and, in particular, Allegheny County.
House Passes Bill Pushed by Asbestos Industry to Run Out the Clock on Asbestos Victims
March 9th, 2017
The House passed legislation this evening that would delay or deny compensation for asbestos victims and place them at greater risk of identity theft, said the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization and EWG Action Fund in a joint statement.
Veterans Urge House to Reject Bill to Block Asbestos Victim Compensation
March 7th, 2017
As the House is poised to vote on a bill this Thursday, March 9, that would delay or deny justice for asbestos victims, organizations representing the nation’s veterans – the group most at risk of exposure to the deadly fiber – are rising up in opposition.
EPA Nominee Pruitt Refused to Promise Asbestos Ban
January 31st, 2017