Posted on November 30, 2020

2020 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Year in Review

2020 Educational Initiatives: In an effort to educate the public about the dangers of asbestos, ADAO successfully:

2020 Advocacy Initiatives: In order to advocate for an international ban on asbestos use, mining, and exportation of this known carcinogen, ADAO:

  • Worked with lawmakers to get the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) introduced in both the Senate and the House.
  • Mounted a successful legal challenge against the Environmental Protection Agency’s negligent transparency standards for the asbestos industry, moving us closer to attaining our “Right to Know” how much asbestos is being used in the U.S.
  • Expanded our art and advocacy efforts by collaborating with artists to promote advocacy:

2020 Community Initiatives: To provide a community of support for those affected by asbestos, ADAO:

ADAO 2020 Presentations: