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
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.
Fines at U.S. Steel Plant Highlight Outsized Asbestos Threat in Allegheny County, Pa.
August 9th, 2016
Federal regulators have levied fines totaling $170,000 against the U.S. Steel Corporation for exposing workers to asbestos at the company’s Coke Works facility in Clairton, Pa.
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.
Pennsylvania’s Asbestos Problem
November 18th, 2015