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Sen. Jeff Merkley Holds the First Legislative Hearing for the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act of 2022 with IAFF and ADAO

Posted on June 12, 2022 Dr. Danny Whu, IAFF, Senator Jeff Merkley, and Linda Reinstein The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was honored to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works during the Legislative Hearing on S. 4244 — Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2022, held on [...]

2022-06-29T11:48:52-07:00June 12th, 2022|

RELEASE: Asbestos Advocates Support a Comprehensive Asbestos Ban at Senate Hearing || Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2022  Introduced by Senator Merkley Would Eliminate Asbestos Imports and Use 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2022 Asbestos Advocates Support a Comprehensive Asbestos Ban at Senate Hearing  Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2022  Introduced by Senator Merkley Would Eliminate Asbestos Imports and Use  WASHINGTON, DC — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest nonprofit dedicated to preventing asbestos caused-diseases, testified today before the [...]

2022-06-21T11:13:57-07:00June 9th, 2022|

ADAO Testifies at EPW Subcommittee Legislative Hearing on S. 4244, “Legislation to Prohibit the Manufacture, Processing, and Distribution in Commerce of Asbestos” on June 9th, 2022

Posted on June 8, 2022 To watch the hearing on June 9 at 10 am ET - click here. 2022 ARBAN Support Letters The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was honored to testify today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works during the “Ban Asbestos Now: Taking Action To Save Lives And [...]

2022-06-09T04:23:12-07:00June 8th, 2022|

ADAO Asbestos Mortality Report from 1999 – 2019 || The Dark Truth about Asbestos: Over One Million Americans Have Died from Preventable Asbestos-Caused Diseases in Just 20 Years (1999-2019)

Posted on June 9, 2022 The first clinically recorded case of an asbestos-induced lung disease was recorded over 100 years ago, in 1906. Dr. Montague Murray at London's Charing Cross Hospital diagnosed a 33-year old man who had worked in an asbestos textile plant for 14 years with asbestosis. Since this original diagnosis, physicians and [...]

2022-06-22T14:30:51-07:00June 6th, 2022|

New CDC Study “Malignant Mesothelioma Mortality in Women — United States, 1999–2020” Shows a 25% Increase in Deaths

Posted on June 2, 2022 According to the new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, “Malignant Mesothelioma Mortality in Women — United States, 1999–2020”, there was a 25 percent increase in the annual number of mesothelioma deaths over the past two decades.  The researchers studied annual Multiple Cause of Death records from the [...]

2022-06-03T06:37:25-07:00June 2nd, 2022|
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