EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Asbestos is a notorious and lethal human carcinogen responsible for more than 100,000 deaths around the world each year. Thirty people die everyday in the US from asbestos-related disease. Learn more about the toll it’s taken on families, the continued deception by asbestos companies and the attempts by industry and its allies in Washington to deny justice to victims.Learn more
Analysis: Identity Theft Threatens Asbestos Victims Under Congressional Proposal
September 28th, 2015
A bill awaiting a vote in the House would put thousands of Americans at heightened risk of identity theft, according to an analysis of the legislation by a leading authority in the area of privacy law.
Asbestos Demolition Scandal Spotlights a Sobering Fact: More Than 3,700 Asbestos Deaths in Oregon Since 1999
September 25th, 2015
Behind the shocking news that thousands of Oregon homes were demolished without safe removal of asbestos lies a sobering statistic: the state’s death rate from asbestos-related disease is more than one-third higher than the national average.
South Carolina Veterans at Heightened Risk of Asbestos Disease
September 21st, 2015
New estimates by EWG Action Fund show that roughly 3,000 people in South Carolina have died from asbestos-related disease since 1999. Many of those who died may have worn the uniform.
Texas Congressmen Break Faith with Constituents on Asbestos
September 16th, 2015