EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Asbestos is a notorious and lethal human carcinogen responsible for more than 100,000 deaths around the world each year. Thirty people die everyday in the US from asbestos-related disease. Learn more about the toll it’s taken on families, the continued deception by asbestos companies and the attempts by industry and its allies in Washington to deny justice to victims.Learn more
Bill Would Strip Rights from Georgians Poisoned from Asbestos
March 6th, 2020
WASHINGTON – Asbestos has devastated thousands of families in Georgia, with more than 4,100 residents dying from asbestos-triggered diseases between 1999 and 2017, according to a new analysis of the most recently available federal mortality data by the Environmental Working Group Action Fund.
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