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
Report: After Years of Decline, Asbestos Imports Nearly Doubled in 2016
September 25th, 2017
Federal government data shows that 705 metric tons of raw asbestos was imported last year (2016), compared to 343 metric tons in 2015.
Despite High Asbestos Death Rate, Pennsylvania Lawmakers Push Bill to Deny Justice for Victims
June 5th, 2017
It is hard to find a place in the United States that's seen more people die from asbestos exposure than Pennsylvania and, in particular, Allegheny County.
House Passes Bill Pushed by Asbestos Industry to Run Out the Clock on Asbestos Victims
March 9th, 2017
The House passed legislation this evening that would delay or deny compensation for asbestos victims and place them at greater risk of identity theft, said the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization and EWG Action Fund in a joint statement.
Veterans Urge House to Reject Bill to Block Asbestos Victim Compensation
March 7th, 2017