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
Florida Veterans Groups Oppose Bill That Seeks To Strip Asbestos Victims of Justice
January 29th, 2020
TALLAHASSEE – The American Legion, Military Order of the Purple Heart, or MOPH, and Veterans of Foreign Wars, or VFW, of the Department of Florida, oppose a bill before the state legislature that would strip sick and dying Floridians, many of them veterans, from seeking compensation in court for their diseases caused by exposure to asbestos.
New Hampshire Bill Would Strip Asbestos Victims of Justice
February 8th, 2018
Asbestos-related deaths have impacted thousands of New Hampshire families over the decades, with more than 1,200 residents dying from asbestos-triggered diseases between 1999 and 2013 alone.
Bill Seeks to Strip Michigan Asbestos Victims of Justice
January 31st, 2018
Asbestos has devastated thousands of Michigan families, with nearly 7,900 residents dying from asbestos-triggered diseases between 1999 and 2013 alone. But a bill (HB 5456) pending before the state legislature would erect a series of difficult roadblocks that could delay or deny justice for current and future victims.
Report: After Years of Decline, Asbestos Imports Nearly Doubled in 2016
September 25th, 2017