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
Preschoolers Face-to-Face with Asbestos
March 30th, 2015
My four-year-old son Jack likes to play on the floor. On one recent visit to his pre-school class, I played the tyrannosaurus rex and got “slayed” -- pinned to the floor -- by Jack and his pals James, George, Raymond, the other James, Peter, Julia and Amelia. I thought about that day when I read that Trinity Episcopal Church‘s School of Early Learning, just a few miles away in Arlington, had been shuttered indefinitely because dust from the floor tiles had tested positive for asbestos.
Products That Contain Asbestos Should Be Regulated And Labeled
March 24th, 2015
If a product you were thinking of buying contained asbestos, chances are you’d want to know while you were in the store, say, by reading a warning on the item’s label.
At Stake in the Senate TSCA Fight: The Fate of Asbestos
March 17th, 2015