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
November 18th, 2015
Townsfolk called them “the white mountains of Ambler” – the piles of asbestos-laced material that loomed above the neighborhood adjacent to one of the asbestos factories in the hamlet on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Winter or summer, kids rode flattened cardboard boxes down the piles, one of which rose nearly 100 feet in the air, reported Sandy Bauers in 2014 on behalf of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
November 17th, 2015
November 4th, 2015
Dubious Achievement: U.S. Chamber Honors W. Va. Lawmakers For Efforts to Delay Justice for Asbestos Victims
October 29th, 2015