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
Anti-Vets Bill Backed by Some in Congress
July 24th, 2015
Unfortunately for veterans who are or will suffer from asbestos-related disease, a cadre in Congress led by Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) is pushing an anti-vets bill that would deny justice to many former servicemen and women.
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 Industry Money Flows to Members of Congress Pushing Bill to Impede Victims’ Rights
July 20th, 2015
Asbestos interests associated with Honeywell, Koch Industries, Allstate, Nationwide and other profitable, well-known companies have poured more than $3 million into the campaign accounts of 19 members of Congress who sit on the House Judiciary Committee.
Asbestos Interests Gave $3.3 Million to Key House Members Pushing to Obstruct Victims’ Payments
July 15th, 2015