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ADAO Statement: AS CORPORATIONS LIKE JOHNSON & JOHNSON FAIL TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM ASBESTOS CONGRESS MUST DEMAND MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2019 AS CORPORATIONS LIKE JOHNSON & JOHNSON FAIL TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM ASBESTOS CONGRESS MUST DEMAND MORE Asbestos Advocacy Organization Urges Congress to Pass Legislation in the Face of Corporate Failure and Agency Inaction Washington, DC––Linda Reinstein, president of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, released [...]

2019-12-10T10:43:46-08:00December 10th, 2019|

2019 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Year in Review

2019 Year-In-Review 2018 Year-In-Review 2017 Year-In-Review 2016 Year-In-Review 2015 Year-In-Review  2014 Year-In-Review    2013 Year-In-Review 2012 Year-In-Review 2011 Year-In-Review 2010 Year-In-Review Posted on December 6, 2019 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 Year-End Summary [...]

2019-12-06T12:46:21-08:00December 6th, 2019|

Dr. Raja Flores Held a Successful Educational Event on Asbestos Dangers, Treatment, and Prevention at the Mount Sinai Hospital

Posted on November 30, 2019 On November 18, Dr. Raja Flores, a professor and Chair of Thoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) held the “Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal Today” event.  During the luncheon, Dr. Flores and I focused on how medical students and [...]

2019-12-02T17:42:29-08:00December 2nd, 2019|

Largest Russian Asbestos Mine Minimizes the Dangers of Asbestos. ADAO Reiterates the Facts: Asbestos is Deadly

Posted on November 25, 2019 Last week, CISVISION published a study by a lobbying group, the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor), claiming that there have not been any cases of occupational diseases at the Uralasbest plant and that the level of occupational diseases in the region is [...]

2019-11-27T15:39:50-08:00November 25th, 2019|

Philadelphia School Teacher with Mesothelioma Shares Her Story on Good Morning America

Posted on November 25, 2019 The Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO) applauds Philadelphia teacher Lea DiRusso for appearing on Good Morning America on November 21 to discuss her diagnosis of asbestos-caused mesothelioma. DiRusso bravely shared her story to more than 3.5 million viewers about how she believes she got the disease and what action she [...]

2019-11-25T15:03:39-08:00November 25th, 2019|

From Strength to Strength. The Bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act Moves on to the U.S. House of Representatives for a Floor Vote

H.R. 1603 Manager's Amendment Posted on November 21, 2019 The bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) (H.R. 1603) has cleared a critical milestone in the U.S. House of Representatives and now advances out of committee and to the House Floor for a vote. On Tuesday, November 19, the bill was approved [...]

2019-12-03T15:34:56-08:00November 21st, 2019|

ALAN REINSTEIN BAN ASBESTOS NOW ACT OF 2019 (ARBAN) WINS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL IN ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE 

H.R. 1603 Manager's Amendment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 19, 2019 ASBESTOS BILL WINS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL IN HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE Bicameral Bill to Ban Asbestos Importation and Use Within One Year of EnactmentAdvances to House Floor WASHINGTON, DC - The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) applauds the Committee on Energy and Commerce of [...]

2019-12-03T15:39:49-08:00November 19th, 2019|

The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act to be Marked Up in Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives

This blog is dedicated in loving memory of our dear friend and colleague, Ann Strickland, who worked to uphold the laws and regulations enacted to protect public health and our environment.  Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019 Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:00am Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building Subcommittees:  116th Congress Energy and [...]

2019-11-18T03:14:16-08:00November 17th, 2019|

Statement From the President of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization on the Court’s Denial of EPA’s Motion to Dismiss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2019 STATEMENT FROM THE PRESIDENT OF ASBESTOS DISEASE AWARENESS ORGANIZATION ON THE COURT’S DENIAL OF EPA’S MOTION TO DISMISS  ADAO TO MOVE FORWARD WITH CHALLENGE OF EPA’S REFUSAL TO REQUIRE ASBESTOS REPORTING  San Francisco, CA–– Linda Reinstein, president of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, [...]

2019-11-15T13:54:32-08:00November 15th, 2019|