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
Leading Veterans Groups Call Asbestos Industry Bill “A Slap in the Face”
February 1st, 2016
Calling it a “slap in the face”, nearly 20 leading national veterans organizations urged Senate leaders to oppose a key legislative priority of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and major asbestos interests ahead of a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled for Feb. 3rd.
Bill to Run Out the Clock on Dying Asbestos Victims in Pennsylvania Set for Key Vote in Legislature
January 21st, 2016
A key committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives will vote on legislation Monday, January 25 that threatens to delay and deny compensation to those Pennsylvanians dying from asbestos-triggered diseases.
Leading Veterans Groups Call on Senate to Oppose Bill that Would Put Asbestos Victims at Risk of Identity Theft
January 15th, 2016
In a letter sent this week, 17 national veterans organizations called on the Senate to “show compassion for our veterans” and vote against S. 357, the so-called FACT Act.
House OKs Bill Exposing Asbestos Victims to ID Theft
January 8th, 2016