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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|

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|

ZOOM Press Conference: Experts to Discuss EPA’s Dangerously Narrow Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation on May 28

Posted on April 29, 2020 Due to high demand, the press conference is now only open to government employees and credentialed journalists. Register ADAO is please to host a press conference on Thursday, May 28 at 2:00 pm ET to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation. Due to high demand, the [...]

2020-05-27T11:52:08-07:00April 29th, 2020|

ZOOM EVENT: Join ADAO, Dr. Jacqueline Moline and Robert Sussman to Discuss Asbestos, Talc, Prevention, and Policy on May 13

Posted on April 29, 2020 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED Though right now we are focusing on distancing physically, we do not need to distance socially! Instead, we should utilize this time of uncertainty to come together as a community. In that light, ADAO would like to invite you to join our third virtual community event on [...]

2020-05-13T13:03:59-07:00April 29th, 2020|

International Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28, 2020 || Remember the Dead. Fight for the Living.

Posted on April 24, 2020 ADAO virtually stands shoulder to shoulder with individuals, trade unions, and organizations for International Workers’ Memorial Day, annually dedicated to those who have fallen victim to or been injured by accidents in the workplace, and includes those who are diagnosed with illnesses stemming from occupational asbestos exposure. Although due to [...]

2020-04-24T13:37:48-07:00April 24th, 2020|

Press Release: EPA CONFIRMS ASBESTOS PRESENTS A CANCER RISK THAT IS UNACCEPTABLE AND UNREASONABLE IN NEW EVALUATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2020 EPA CONFIRMS ASBESTOS PRESENTS A CANCER RISK THAT IS UNACCEPTABLE AND UNREASONABLE IN NEW EVALUATION Congress Must Act and Ban Asbestos Now Rather than Waiting Years for EPA to Take Action    WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) released the draft risk evaluation of asbestos mandated under the Toxic [...]

2020-03-31T12:15:22-07:00March 31st, 2020|

Judd Apatow teams up with Jordan Zevon, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Spokesperson, to honor Warren Zevon for Record Store Day on Aug 26

Posted on March 3, 2020 Updated on June 16, 2020 UPDATE: Due to the coronavirus, Record Store Day has been rescheduled for August 29, 2020. To bring us all together, we are incredibly excited to announce that Jordan Zevon, ADAO spokesperson and son of musician Warren Zevon, will entertain us by showcasing some of his [...]

2020-06-30T10:25:55-07:00March 3rd, 2020|