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Public Health Over Politics It’s Time to Pass the Bipartisan Landmark Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

Posted on November 18, 2020 Each year, asbestos kills nearly 40,000 Americans.  Tomorrow, November 19, marks the one year anniversary of when the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce voted 47-1 to approve the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act of 2019 (AH.R. 1603) and send it to the House floor [...]

2020-11-18T15:24:09-08:00November 18th, 2020|

RESOURCES: Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act (H.R. 1603 and S. 717)

RESOURCES: Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN) H.R. 1603 and S. 717  March 7, 2019: H.R. 1603 Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN) H.R. 1603 Co-Sponsors March 7, 2019: S.717 Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN) 717 Co-Sponsors November 19, 2019: H.R. 1603 H.R. Manager's Amendment September 21, 2020: H.R. 1603 Rep. [...]

2020-11-18T13:25:45-08:00November 18th, 2020|

Defending the Indefensible: Trump’s EPA Tries To Defend Asbestos Reporting Exemptions in Federal Court

Posted on November 13, 2020 Yesterday, the U.S. District Court in San Francisco heard arguments from the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), five other public health organizations, and 11 Attorneys General in a case that will hopefully compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require long-overdue asbestos reporting under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). [...]

2020-11-13T15:09:38-08:00November 13th, 2020|

PRESS RELEASE: ADAO AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATES PRESENT CASE TO U.S. DISTRICT COURT TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING ON ASBESTOS IMPORTS AND USE

EPA WEBSITE: Documents supporting the Section 21 petition submitted by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. EPA denied the petition on December 21, 2018. Additional information on the Agency’s denial can be found below in the Federal Register Notice announcing EPA’s response to the petition. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2020 ADAO AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATES [...]

2020-11-12T16:25:21-08:00November 11th, 2020|