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The “Summer of Sharing Makes Us Stronger” Campaign || What’s Your Story?

June 30, 2015
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If you live in these states, please submit your Share Your Story: DE , HI, KS, ME, MS, ND, OK, RI, SD, UT, VA, WY Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Legislative Positions (June 2015)  Posted on June 30, 2015 Thank you all for your heartfelt stories. We at ADAO know that these are not easy to […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s 2015 Mid-Year Summary of Accomplishments

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ADAO 2015 Mid-Year Summary of Accomplishments The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest non-profit in the U.S. dedicated to providing asbestos victims and concerned citizens with a united voice, is pleased to share a Mid-Year Summary of Accomplishments of our education, advocacy, and community impact in 2015. With more than 40,000 people in its […]

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New EWG Action Fund’s Asbestos Nation Interactive Map Shows Asbestos Deaths Touch Every State and County

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Posted on June 29, 2016 The most comprehensive review of asbestos-related deaths has just come out from EWG Action Fund’s Asbestos Nation campaign. The new interactive map from EWG Action Fund’s Asbestos Nation campaign allows viewers to see how many people have died at the hands of asbestos in each state and county, highlighting the […]

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8th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing: “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights,” July 15, 2015

June 29, 2015
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Posted on June 29, 2015 8th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing: “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights,” July 15, 2015 Congressional Judiciary, Health, and Environmental Staffers   Briefing Flyer RSVP: Online form or Call: (310) 251-7477 Lunch will be provided. Background: Asbestos is responsible for 12,000 – 15,000 deaths each year in the […]

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Center for Public Integrity Three-Part Series Examining the Epidemic of Work-Related Disease in America

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Posted on June 29, 2015 Powerful! The Center for Public Integrity published the first of a three-part series examining the epidemic of work-related disease in America. The second part, which will run on Wednesday will focuses on the risks unborn children face from their parents’ exposures. On July 6th, the Center for Public Integrity will examine the struggles that have […]

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Join ADAO in Celebrating the Digital Revolution on Social Media Day June 30!

June 28, 2015
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Posted on June 28, 2015 As a huge believer in the power of social media, ADAO encourages you to celebrate the sixth annual Social Media Day on June 30, 2015. The day was founded by Mashable, a leading source for news, information, and resources for the “Connected Generation,” in 2010, and is intended to shine a spotlight on […]

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EIA’s “Managing Asbestos in Buildings: A Guide for Owners and Managers” book now available!!

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Posted on June 28, 2015 “Hear Asbestos. Think Prevention.” This month’s July Prevention Advisory Board blog is by Brent Kynoch, ADAO Prevention Advisory Board Co-Chair.  Watch for our next prevention blog by Christine Winter, ADAO Prevention Advisory Board Co-Chair. The Environmental Information Association (EIA) announces the availability of its revision to the US EPA’s 1985 document “Guidance […]

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Linda Reinstein, President & Co-Founder of ADAO, Issues Statement on TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576)

June 23, 2015
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For Immediate Release: June 23, 2015 ADAO Issues Statement in Opposition to TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576) House Passage of Grossly Inadequate Rollback for True Chemical Reform Underscores Continued War against Asbestos Washington DC – June 23, 2015 – The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community to prevent […]

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ACTION ALERT: Call to Ask Your Congressmen to Attend ADAO’s Asbestos Senate Staff Briefing

June 22, 2015
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8th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing: “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights (July 2015) Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Legislative Positions (June 2015)  Posted on June 22, 2015 On Wednesday, July 15, 2015 the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) will host our 8th Congressional Staff Briefing “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, […]

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Congratulations and Thanks to Ban Asbestos Champion: Barbara McQueen!

June 19, 2015
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Posted on June 19, 2015 Barbara McQueen had only been married several years when her husband, Steve McQueen, was stolen from her by the insidious killer – mesothelioma. In the wake of his passing, Barbara suffered unimaginable sorrow from losing someone she loved so much. Yet, time and time again she has showed immeasurable strength, grace, and compassion, transforming her […]

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