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
Veterans Groups Call Out Rep. Farenthold Over Claims His Bill “Protects” Vets
October 22nd, 2015
“We humbly suggest that before Farenthold makes any future claims to his congressional colleagues and the general public suggesting his legislation will protect veterans exposed to asbestos, he may want to consider actually checking with veterans first,” wrote American Veterans, the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Assoc. of the United States Navy.
From the People Who Brought You Asbestos: Badfellas
October 16th, 2015
Badfellas, a parody website from EWG Action Fund, showcases the special interests and politicians advocating for legislation that would make it harder for asbestos victims and their families to collect compensation for the asbestos-triggered diseases that kill 12,000 to 15,000 Americans a year.
Opposition to Asbestos Industry Bill Grows
October 15th, 2015
As the House is poised to vote on a bill that would delay or deny justice for asbestos victims, organizations representing the nation’s veterans, firefighters, emergency responders and teachers - populations who are most at risk from exposure to the deadly substance - have come out strong in opposition.
Asbestos Death Rate in New Hampshire Higher than National Average
October 8th, 2015