Meeting Materials

January 15, 2020, Washington, D.C.

Brent Kynoch, Dr. Barry Castleman, Linda Reinstein, and Bob Sussman

Key Asbestos Facts 

  • Asbestos kills nearly 40,000 Americans each year
  • In 2018, 750 metric tons of raw asbestos were imported into the USA
  • Asbestos can still be found in homes, schools, commercial buildings, and consumer products
  • Nearly 70 countries have banned asbestos

The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN)

    • Panel I
      • Alexandra Dunn, Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Testimony
    • Panel II
      • Linda Reinstein, Co-founder, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, Testimony
      • Rebecca Reindel, MS, MPH, Senior Safety and Health Specialist, On behalf of the AFL-CIO, Testimony
      • Celeste Monforton, DrPH, MPH, Lecturer, Texas State University, On behalf of the American Public Health Association, Testimony
      • Mike Walls, Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council, Testimony

Educational Resources

ADAO Documents

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