EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
Rep. Blake Farenthold
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
October 22nd, 2015
“We humbly suggest that before Farenthold makes any future claims to his congressional colleagues and the general public suggesting his legislation will protect veterans exposed to asbestos, he may want to consider actually checking with veterans first,” wrote American Veterans, the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Assoc. of the United States Navy.
October 16th, 2015
October 15th, 2015
As the House is poised to vote on a bill that would delay or deny justice for asbestos victims, organizations representing the nation’s veterans, firefighters, emergency responders and teachers - populations who are most at risk from exposure to the deadly substance - have come out strong in opposition.
October 1st, 2015