13th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Resources

September 26, 2018 Washington, D.C.

*This briefing was dedicated to Andy Igrejas, a giant in public health advocacy who lost his battle to brain cancer this year.

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Key Facts 

• Asbestos kills nearly 40,000 Americans each year
• Asbestos is still found in homes, schools, offices, and consumer products
• EPA lacks reliable data on how much asbestos is being imported and where it is being used
• EPA risk evaluation will ignore legacy and Libby Amphibole asbestos; the largest sources of asbestos exposure and risk, including its presence in buildings, release to the environment, and disposal.