EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Asbestos is responsible for countless deaths around the world, including at least 10,000 each year in the U.S. alone. Many Americans might think it’s been banned, but it has not. It’s lethal, legal and continues to pose serious risks to millions of American families.Explore Below
Honeywell’s Business is Security – But It’s Working to Make Asbestos Victims Less Secure
July 21st, 2015
Honeywell is one of the biggest backers of federal legislation that would delay or deny compensation to victims of asbestos exposure – a bill that would leave victims much less secure in their ability to pay for medical care and provide for their family’s needs if they die.
Asbestos Exposure Scares and Violations Common Across U.S.
May 7th, 2015
Almost every week, somewhere in the U.S., another asbestos problem makes the news – contamination of schools, hospitals, court houses and other public buildings, faulty abatement and removal, workers illegally exposed to deadly airborne fibers, and more. Although many people believe asbestos was banned decades ago, the steady stream of reports show that it’s still legal – and still lethal. To show how real the threat remains, EWG Action Fund has produced an interactive map of notable asbestos incidents.
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