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Linda Reinstein, ADAO Cofounder, Oral Remarks Regarding the EPA’s Draft Risk Evaluation for Asbestos

Posted on June 8, 2020 I’m Linda Reinstein, the cofounder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and a mesothelioma widow. ADAO, an independent nonprofit, is the only national organization dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure and eliminating all asbestos-caused diseases. Once again, I want to voice ADAO’s deep concern about the Draft Risk Evaluation for [...]

2020-06-10T12:08:47-07:00June 8th, 2020|

EPA Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) begins a four-day public meeting focused on the Draft Risk Evaluation on Asbestos on June 8

Posted on June 8, 2020 Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) begins a four-day public meeting  focused on the Draft Risk Evaluation on Asbestos that was released on March 30, 2020. The meeting requires registration. ADAO will be participating and submitting both an oral and written statement. Asbestos is [...]

2020-06-08T07:17:53-07:00June 8th, 2020|

ADAO Statement: 14 Attorneys General Urge EPA to Revise Their Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation by Linda Reinstein

Posted on June 5, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Linda Reinstein, president and co-founder of The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), issued the following statement in response to the  fourteen Attorneys General who submitted comments to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging the EPA to revise the Draft Risk Evaluation for Asbestos.  “The Asbestos [...]

2020-06-08T13:44:02-07:00June 5th, 2020|

Press Conference Quotes and Video of 12 Asbestos Experts Discussing EPA’s Flawed Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation

Posted on May 31, 2020 ADAO’s Zoom Press Conference with Experts to Discuss EPA’s Dangerously Narrow Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation was a great success. We had nearly 100 attendees spanning from journalists, to public health stakeholders, advocates, and our 12 speakers who shared insightful comments about the dangerous flaws in EPA’s draft risk evaluation for [...]

2020-06-02T12:26:11-07:00June 1st, 2020|

ZOOM EVENT: ADAO’s Clean and Toxic-Free Beauty Conversation with BeautyCounter, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, and Breast Cancer Survivor

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p ET. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link and password on Thursday morning.  Posted on May 31, 2020 Asbestos contaminated talc has been in the news for decades, yet exposures continue.  The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) would like to invite you to our fourth Virtual [...]

2020-06-24T10:37:08-07:00June 1st, 2020|

ADAO PRESS RELEASE: ASBESTOS ADVOCATES AND EXPERTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST EPA’S FLAWED DRAFT ASBESTOS RISK EVALUATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 28, 2020 ASBESTOS ADVOCATES AND EXPERTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST EPA’S FLAWED DRAFT ASBESTOS RISK EVALUATION Doctors, Advocates and Public Health Experts Urge EPA To Protect Public Health and Fix Asbestos Evaluation Before It's Too Late Washington, D.C. — Today the Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO)—an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing asbestos [...]

2020-05-28T16:23:15-07:00May 28th, 2020|

Media Advisory: ADAO Hosts Press Conference to Discuss EPA’s Flawed Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation

Due to high demand, the press conference is now only open to government employees and credentialed journalists. Registration required by May 27th at 5:00 pm ET May 25, 2020 ADAO Hosts Press Conference to Discuss EPA’s Flawed Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation Public Health Experts Will Explain How Exclusions in EPA’s Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation Keep [...]

2020-06-01T12:32:03-07:00May 25th, 2020|

ADAO LETTER: “Oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency” (EPA) with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Posted on May 21, 2020 The Honorable John Barrasso 307 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 The Honorable Thomas R. Carper 513 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 RE: "Oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency" (EPA) with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Dear Chairman Barrasso and Ranking Member Carper, On behalf of the Asbestos [...]

2020-06-30T16:52:49-07:00May 21st, 2020|

ADAO Press Release: Asbestos Group Responds to Johnson & Johnson Decision to Discontinue Sale of Talcum Powder After Asbestos Contamination Legal Cases Mount

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2020 ASBESTOS GROUP RESPONDS TO JOHNSON & JOHNSON DECISION TO DISCONTINUE SALE OF TALCUM POWDER AFTER ASBESTOS CONTAMINATION LEGAL CASES MOUNT WASHINGTON, DC–Linda Reinstein, president of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, and Jacqueline M Moline, MD, MSc, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Science Advisory Board Member [...]

2020-05-19T15:01:05-07:00May 19th, 2020|