EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Sep. 8, 2015
In less than 20 minutes, the terrorist-controlled airliners hit both towers of the World Trade Center complex on the morning of September 11, 2001. As tens of thousands of workers and residents in lower Manhattan strained to get out of the area, a group of Americans worked their way toward the buildings and an emergency situation the likes of which they’d never seen.
Aug. 26, 2015
In a move to protect the public health of its citizens, New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment announced this week that it will end importation of asbestos-containing products. Although shipments of raw asbestos have been banned by New Zealand for years, certain potentially dangerous products made with asbestos have been allowed until now.
Aug. 18, 2015