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Shattered: Remembering the Love and Light of Our Life, Alan Reinstein

May 22, 2015
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Posted on May 22, 2015 On May 22, 2006, Emily and I held Alan’s hands as he took his last breath.   Mesothelioma won over his body, but not over his mind, heart, or soul.  Trust me, I always write that sharing makes us stronger – but when we talk about the life and death of […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Org: “Where Everyone Has a Voice and a Story to Share”

May 20, 2015
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Posted on May 20, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure, eliminating asbestos-related diseases, and protecting asbestos victims’ civil rights through education, advocacy, and community initiatives. Whether ADAO is working on stronger asbestos legislation in Washington, D.C. or speaking at asbestos educational conferences around the world, our community goes […]

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ADAO Exclusive Interview with Paolo Monico, Mesothelioma Victim and Director of “The Mother”

May 18, 2015
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Posted on May 18, 2015 Paolo Monico is an award-winning Italian director based in Brooklyn, New York.  His impressive resume includes directing 25 music videos for major Italian artists and 100+ commercials for clients such as Coca-Cola, MTV, Honda, and Playstation, and now his first short film, The Mother.  The film will be in competition at the […]

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Asbestos Nation: “Asbestos Victims and Families Decry Congressional Push to Run Out the Clock on Compensation”

May 14, 2015
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 ADAO stands in solidarity with asbestos victims opposing the FACT Act throughout the nation. Press Release from Asbestos Nation: May 14, 2015  Asbestos Victims and Families Decry Congressional Push to Run Out the Clock on Compensation WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s congressional action setting up a likely House vote on a bill designed to […]

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The Hill Op-Ed: “Americans face an irreversible rollback in chemical safety with S. 697″ by Linda Reinstein

May 13, 2015
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The Hill Op-Ed: “Americans face an irreversible rollback in chemical safety with S. 697″ by Linda Reinstein  Posted on May 13, 2015 On the eve of the House of Representatives’ TSCA Modernization and FACT Act markups, ADAO is pleased to announce the publication of its op-ed, “Americans face an irreversible rollback in chemical safety with […]

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WARNING: U.S. House of Representatives to Markup Two Asbestos Bills on May 14, 2015

May 12, 2015
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Posted on May 12, 2015 Over the last eight weeks, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has remained a stakeholder passionately advocating on behalf of asbestos victims’ and American citizens’ rights in Congress.  On Thursday, May 14, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee will hold two markups: one on the TSCA Modernization Act Discussion […]

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ADAO Asbestos Legislative Positions (May 2015)

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Posted on May 12, 2015 Over the last eight weeks, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has remained a stakeholder passionately advocating on behalf of asbestos victims’ and American citizens’ rights in Congress. While some proposed legislation could significantly harm asbestos victims and push back toxic chemical reform, there are other bills that inspire hope for the […]

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VIDEO: Leading Health and Environmental Organizations Speak Out for Real TSCA Reform

May 11, 2015
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Posted on May 11, 2015 Leading Health and Environmental Organizations Speak Out for Real TSCA Reform with: Erin Brockovich, Environmental Activist, Linda Reinstein, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, Trevor Schaefer, Trevor’s Trek Foundation, Daniel Rosenburg, Natural Resources Defense Council, Andy Igrejas, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, Nancy Buermeyer, Breast Cancer Fund, and Laura Turner Seydel , Environmental […]

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VIDEO – Experts from Five Countries Urge President Obama to Ban Asbestos

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Posted on May 11, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to present our new “Message to President Obama – Ban Asbestos Now” Video! This video features several experts and asbestos-related disease victims from around the world, all presenting compelling evidence and reasons why the United States should ban asbestos immediately. ADAO thanks these voices […]

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World Health Organization “Chrysotile Asbestos Report” Combats Pro-Asbestos Russian Propaganda

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Posted on May 11, 2015 Since its inception, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest independent asbestos victims’ organization in the United States, has been dedicated to asbestos awareness and disease prevention through education, advocacy, and community support.  As part of our education efforts, we would like to share the recently published, incredibly insightful […]

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