EWG Action Fund /// Asbestos Nation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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 Spins the Revolving Door: Ben Quayle to Lobby on Asbestos Bill He Authored
November 17th, 2015
“I’m sure Ben Quayle would deny that he has anything against veterans, firefighters and teachers,” said Alex Formuzis with EWG Action Fund. “But those are the kind of people – stricken by asbestos diseases through no fault of their own – that this legislation will hurt."
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.
U.S. Chamber-Backed Bill Bashed by Chamber Audience
October 28th, 2015