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|


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 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|

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is Proud to be an EIA Supporter and ConferenceSpeaker on March 31 in Seattle

Posted on February 28, 2020 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is honored to present the keynote speech at the 37th annual Environmental Information Association Conference & Exhibition in Seattle, Washington, on March 28-April 1, 2020. On March 31, ADAO will be presenting one of the speeches along with Mesothelioma Warrior and Julie Gundlach. The [...]

2020-02-29T08:49:37-08:00February 28th, 2020|

ADAO to Join Mesothelioma Experts and Change-makers at the International Mesothelioma Interest Group’s (iMIG) 15th Conference on March 25-28 in Brisbane, Australia

Posted on February 25, 2020 The Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO) is honored to again be attending the 15th Meeting of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig 2020) on March 25-28 in Brisbane, Australia.  We are thrilled to have the opportunity to join over 500 delegates from around the world, and discuss up-to-date research, diverse [...]

2020-02-28T13:50:03-08:00February 25th, 2020|

The Ban Asbestos National Leaders and Laggards and Why You Should Care

H.R. 1603 Manager’s Amendment (November 19, 2019) FAQs -- 2019 ARBAN Key Points Posted on January 9, 2019 One fact alone should be evidence enough for an all-out asbestos ban: All types of asbestos cause lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to the World Health Organization, as well as cancer of the larynx and ovary, and [...]

2020-01-23T10:24:15-08:00January 9th, 2020|

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|