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ADAO Meeting Materials for January 15, 2020 Washington, D.C.

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 [...]

2020-01-18T17:40:54-08:00January 15th, 2020|

2020 ADAO Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Friday Casual Dinner

Posted on January 10, 2020 2020 Conference Info | Speakers | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Friday – Community Event | Friday – Casual Dinner | Saturday Academic Conference | Saturday “Meet the Artists” Reception and Gala Awards Dinner [...]

2020-01-13T14:10:41-08:00January 10th, 2020|

ADAO’s Top Ten 2019 Stories and Actions that Advanced Asbestos Prevention and Policy

Posted on Friday, December 20, 2019 This past year has been incredibly influential for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). We won legal battles against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), watched the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) move through the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support, led educational functions and [...]

2019-12-30T12:26:24-08:00December 30th, 2019|

Momentum Builds Throughout the Nation and in Congress about the Dangers of Asbestos in Talc

Posted on December 20, 2019 There is undeniably strong momentum in Congress to ban asbestos as witnessed by the recent hearings and legislation. In fact, Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration testified that “Asbestos is a known carcinogen so there is no safe level of [...]

2019-12-20T10:40:28-08:00December 20th, 2019|

The Montana Standard Reports “Daines commits to asbestos-ban legislation”

Posted on December 16, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is thrilled to  read in The Montana Standard hear that Senator Steve Daines (R-MO) has become the Republican in the Senate to join forces with Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) in support of the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (Sen. 717). We commend [...]

2019-12-16T13:29:48-08:00December 16th, 2019|

ADAO Needs Your Support this Year-End Season to Ban Asbestos

Posted on December 15, 2019 This year, as we celebrated ADAO’s 15th anniversary, we made landmark strides in our fight to ban asbestos. There are no words to describe how grateful we are to our supporters, volunteers, Congress members, board, and everyone else who helps strengthen and support ADAO’s efforts. To keep our momentum going [...]

2019-12-15T12:13:34-08:00December 15th, 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 [...]

2019-12-30T12:28:35-08:00December 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|