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
More Than 1,000 Rhode Island Residents Have Died from Asbestos Since 1999
November 6th, 2015
Roughly 6 out of every 100,000 deaths each year in Rhode Island is caused by asbestos-triggered diseases, according to a new analysis by researchers with Environmental Working Group Action Fund.
Hill Cybersecurity Panel Urged To Safeguard Asbestos Victims’ Privacy
November 4th, 2015
If the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus is to maintain its credibility as a bipartisan group whose mission is to protect all Americans from the growing threats of identity theft and cyber attack, it must oppose any legislation that would put any American at increased risk.
Asbestos Release in Congressional Office Building Spotlights Risks to Members, Staff and Visitors
November 3rd, 2015
The weekend shuttering of the Cannon House Office Building following an asbestos release is a stark reminder of the risks the lethal fiber still poses to those who work in and visit many of the buildings in the Capitol complex, EWG Action Fund notes.
Asbestos-Related Deaths in Cleveland Area Highest in State
October 26th, 2015