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
House Passes Bill Pushed by Asbestos Industry to Run Out the Clock on Asbestos Victims
March 9th, 2017
The House passed legislation this evening that would delay or deny compensation for asbestos victims and place them at greater risk of identity theft, said the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization and EWG Action Fund in a joint statement.
Utah Bill Runs Out the Clock on Asbestos Victims
February 26th, 2016
Legislation that would delay and deny compensation to Utah residents who are sick and dying from asbestos-related diseases, a top priority for the asbestos and insurance industries, will be the focus of a key hearing before lawmakers next week in Salt Lake.
Asbestos Industry Bill Meets Strong Opposition During Senate Hearing
February 5th, 2016
Anti-asbestos victims legislation in the Senate, backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and major corporations and insurance companies, was met with a thud this week at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Leading Veterans Groups Call Asbestos Industry Bill “A Slap in the Face”
February 1st, 2016