EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
S. 357. Sen. Jeff Flake
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
Asbestos Industry Bill Meets Strong Opposition During Senate Hearing
February 5th, 2016
Anti-asbestos victims legislation in the Senate, backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and major corporations and insurance companies, was met with a thud this week at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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.
Leading Veterans Groups Call on Senate to Oppose Bill that Would Put Asbestos Victims at Risk of Identity Theft
January 15th, 2016