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
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
Asbestos-triggered diseases claim the lives of New Hampshire residents at a rate almost a third higher than the national average, according to a new state-by-state analysis by EWG Action Fund.
Rep. Farenthold: Pillar of privacy protection, but not for asbestos victims
October 1st, 2015
“In America, we have a right to privacy and that right should be upheld," tweeted Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, author of the so-called FACT Act that would put asbestos victims at greater risk of identity theft.
Analysis: Identity Theft Threatens Asbestos Victims Under Congressional Proposal
September 28th, 2015