EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Dubious Achievement: U.S. Chamber Honors W. Va. Lawmakers For Efforts to Delay Justice for Asbestos Victims
Oct. 29, 2015
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has honored two West Virginia legislators for “principled leadership” and pushing through “historic [legal] reforms.” Survivors of the thousands of West Virginians who have died from asbestos-related diseases since 1999 might not agree.
Firefighters and teachers bear outsize burden of asbestos deaths
Oct. 21, 2015
It doesn’t matter who you are – young or old, strong or frail, rich or poor, factory worker or CEO – if you inhale or ingest even one microscopic asbestos fiber, you’re at increased risk of developing a deadly disease whose symptoms may not show up for decades.
Alabama Verdict Underscores Threat to Families of Asbestos Workers
Oct. 8, 2015