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|

2020 ADAO Conference to Feature Meetings with Congressional Leaders and Group Capitol Lunch

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 ADAO 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 3 – 5, 2020 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel Conference Postponed | 2020 Conference Info | Speakers | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Agenda [...]

2020-03-18T11:36:58-07:00January 10th, 2020|

ALAN REINSTEIN BAN ASBESTOS NOW ACT OF 2019 (ARBAN) WINS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL IN ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE 

H.R. 1603 Manager's Amendment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 19, 2019 ASBESTOS BILL WINS BIPARTISAN APPROVAL IN HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE Bicameral Bill to Ban Asbestos Importation and Use Within One Year of EnactmentAdvances to House Floor WASHINGTON, DC - The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) applauds the Committee on Energy and Commerce of [...]

2019-12-03T15:39:49-08:00November 19th, 2019|

The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act to be Marked Up in Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives

This blog is dedicated in loving memory of our dear friend and colleague, Ann Strickland, who worked to uphold the laws and regulations enacted to protect public health and our environment.  Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019 Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:00am Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building Subcommittees:  116th Congress Energy and [...]

2019-11-18T03:14:16-08:00November 17th, 2019|

Another Landmark Step Forward for the Bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019, on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Posted on October 1, 2019 ADAO is pleased to share that the bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) (H.R. 1603) has made another  important legislative step forward within the House of Representatives. On Thursday, September 26, commemorated yearly as Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the bill was marked up by the Subcommittee on [...]

2019-10-01T09:48:17-07:00September 30th, 2019|

Press Release: Bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) Moves Forward in the House of Representatives

H.R. 1603 Manager’s Amendment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 26. 2019 Bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) Moves Forward in the House of Representatives Bill Would Ban Asbestos Importation and Use Within One Year of Enactment WASHINGTON, DC - The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing [...]

2019-12-04T12:23:41-08:00September 26th, 2019|

Another Landmark Step Forward for the Bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Posted on September 24, 2019 ADAO is pleased to share the news that the bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (H.R. 1603) will be marked up in the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Thursday, September 26, Mesothelioma Awareness Day. This is another [...]

2019-09-30T16:25:47-07:00September 24th, 2019|

ADAO 14th Congressional Staff Briefing Wrap-Up — Paving the Way to Pass Bicameral The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

2019 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (August) Press Release: ADAO Releases Report Detailing Chlor-Alkali Industry’s Impact on Asbestos Imports and Use in America Barry Castleman, Emily Reinstein, Linda Reinstein, Bob Sussman, Mike Mattmuller, Rebecca Gibian, Harry Flores, and Dr. Raja Flores Posted on August 29, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest [...]

2019-08-29T14:29:13-07:00August 29th, 2019|

Press Release: Trump White House Moves to Protect Themselves from Legacy Asbestos as Trump EPA Avoids Protecting Americans 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2019 Sign and Share the Petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Urging Them to Ban Asbestos Now Without Loopholes or Exemptions  Trump White House Moves to Protect Themselves from Legacy Asbestos as Trump EPA Avoids Protecting Americans  White House to spend $250,000 to remove legacy asbestos as Trump EPA [...]

2019-08-22T11:10:23-07:00August 21st, 2019|

ADAO Prepares for the 14th Congressional Staff Briefing on August 27 in Washington, DC

Posted on July 31, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) will host our 14th Congressional Staff Briefing, “Impact of Asbestos on Public Health, Environment and Economy” in Washington, D.C. Most importantly, this will be ADAO's first non-partisan staff briefing.  The briefing will discuss increased asbestos imports, new mortality data, ongoing risk of asbestos exposure [...]

2020-02-20T10:53:30-08:00July 31st, 2019|