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
Hill Cybersecurity Panel Urged To Safeguard Asbestos Victims’ Privacy
November 4th, 2015
If the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus is to maintain its credibility as a bipartisan group whose mission is to protect all Americans from the growing threats of identity theft and cyber attack, it must oppose any legislation that would put any American at increased risk.
Dubious Achievement: U.S. Chamber Honors W. Va. Lawmakers For Efforts to Delay Justice for Asbestos Victims
October 29th, 2015
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has honored two West Virginia legislators for “principled leadership” and pushing through “historic [legal] reforms.” Survivors of the thousands of West Virginians who have died from asbestos-related diseases since 1999 might not agree.
From the People Who Brought You Asbestos: Badfellas
October 16th, 2015
Badfellas, a parody website from EWG Action Fund, showcases the special interests and politicians advocating for legislation that would make it harder for asbestos victims and their families to collect compensation for the asbestos-triggered diseases that kill 12,000 to 15,000 Americans a year.
Asbestos Death Rate in New Hampshire Higher than National Average
October 8th, 2015
Asbestos-triggered diseases claim the lives of New Hampshire residents at a rate almost a third higher than the national average, according to a new state-by-state analysis by EWG Action Fund.
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