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Statement from the President of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization on ADAO v. EPA Motion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6th, 2019 Statement from the President of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization on ADAO v. EPA Motion San Francisco, CA–– Linda Reinstein, president of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, released the following statement today after attending a hearing in the ADAO case against the Environmental Protection Agency [...]

2019-09-06T11:02:08-07:00September 6th, 2019|

Partnering for Prevention: ADAO is Honored to Present at the 2019 OSHAfrica Conference in South Africa

Posted on September 2nd, 2019 This September, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) will have the privilege of participating in the inaugural OSHAfrica 2019 Conference in South Africa.  This year’s speakers include impressive names such as Dr. Ivan Ivanov, World Health Organization,  Dr. Jukka Takala, ICOH, Alan Steven, IOSH, Mr. Ehi Iden, the OSHAFRICA President; and [...]

2019-09-17T21:47:30-07:00September 2nd, 2019|

ADAO 14th Congressional Staff Briefing Wrap-Up — Paving the Way to Pass Bicameral The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

2019 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (August) Press Release: ADAO Releases Report Detailing Chlor-Alkali Industry’s Impact on Asbestos Imports and Use in America Barry Castleman, Emily Reinstein, Linda Reinstein, Bob Sussman, Mike Mattmuller, Rebecca Gibian, Harry Flores, and Dr. Raja Flores Posted on August 29, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest [...]

2019-08-29T14:29:13-07:00August 29th, 2019|

Press Release: ADAO Releases Report Detailing Chlor-Alkali Industry’s Impact on Asbestos Imports and Use in America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 27, 2019 ADAO Releases Report Detailing Chlor-Alkali Industry’s Impact on Asbestos Imports and Use in America The report reveals that the chlor-alkali industry, the only remaining industry to import raw asbestos in the United States, now receives its asbestos solely from Russia. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest nonprofit [...]

2019-09-01T20:10:15-07:00August 27th, 2019|

EWG Press Release: White House Aides Evacuate Over Asbestos Risks as Administration Moves To Keep Deadly Carcinogen Legal

Posted on August 22, 2019 White House Aides Evacuate Over Asbestos Risks as Administration Moves To Keep Deadly Carcinogen Legal WASHINGTON=Ivanka Trump, Kellyanne Conway and other senior White House aides have vacated their West Wing offices while asbestos is removed – even as the Trump administration is manipulating a federal chemical safety law to keep [...]

2019-08-22T11:36:21-07:00August 22nd, 2019|

Press Release: Trump White House Moves to Protect Themselves from Legacy Asbestos as Trump EPA Avoids Protecting Americans 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2019 Sign and Share the Petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Urging Them to Ban Asbestos Now Without Loopholes or Exemptions  Trump White House Moves to Protect Themselves from Legacy Asbestos as Trump EPA Avoids Protecting Americans  White House to spend $250,000 to remove legacy asbestos as Trump EPA [...]

2019-08-22T11:10:23-07:00August 21st, 2019|

NEJM: “A Most Reckless Proposal — A Plan to Continue Asbestos Use in the United States” by Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., and Richard Lemen, Ph.D

NEJM: "A Most Reckless Proposal — A Plan to Continue Asbestos Use in the United States" by Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., and Richard Lemen, Ph.D Posted on July 31, 2019 Support for a federal ban of asbestos is growing in the United States. Though the majority of Americans believe that the fiber has already been [...]

2019-08-05T13:23:56-07:00July 31st, 2019|

Why Federal Ban Asbestos Legislation is the Only Way to Stop Imports and Use || How State by State Ban Bills Fail

Posted on July 31, 2019 People are dying from asbestos-related illness, and there is no federal ban to stop it. Since 1989, when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) failed to ban the import and use of asbestos—a known carcinogen—in the United States, over one million people have died.  America needs a federal ban on imports, [...]

2019-08-05T14:48:37-07:00July 31st, 2019|

Partnering for Prevention on World Lung Cancer Day by Bev Messinger, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Posted on August 1, 2019 Today, on World Lung Cancer Day, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is collaborating with the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) to encourage businesses to pledge to manage harmful exposures at work.  Together, working in partnership worldwide, we can tackle lung cancers caused by exposure to carcinogens at [...]

2019-08-07T20:52:43-07:00July 31st, 2019|

Make September Mesothelioma Awareness Month – Here’s How!

Make September Mesothelioma Awareness Month – Here’s How! Register for the Miles for Meso Race  Honor or Remember a Mesothelioma Warrior with a Tribute Bib 2019 Mesothelioma Warrior Memorial Video Form Meet the ADAO “Biking for a Ban” Team RSVP for the Warrior Dinner Posted on July 31, 2019 For the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization [...]

2019-09-03T13:44:32-07:00July 31st, 2019|