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: Inspectors Find Widespread Asbestos Risks in Chicago Schools
March 21st, 2016
Students, faculty and staff in Chicago schools may be at risk of exposure to deadly asbestos fibers, according to inspection records analyzed by EWG Action Fund.
Report: Philadelphia Area Hard Hit by Asbestos Deaths
March 11th, 2016
The legacy of asbestos in the Philadelphia region is one of the worst in the country, with annual mortality rates from asbestos-triggered diseases far higher than the national average.
Utah Bill Runs Out the Clock on Asbestos Victims
February 26th, 2016
Legislation that would delay and deny compensation to Utah residents who are sick and dying from asbestos-related diseases, a top priority for the asbestos and insurance industries, will be the focus of a key hearing before lawmakers next week in Salt Lake.
Report: Asbestos Responsible for Thousands of Deaths in Tennessee
February 16th, 2016