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ADAO Conversation with Award-Winning Photojournalist, Earl Dotter, about BADGES: A Memorial Tribute to Asbestos Workers

GOOGLE RSVP FORM Posted on June 30, 2020 ADAO would like to invite you to join our fifth conversation on Monday, July 20 at 2:00 pm ET, this time with award-winning photojournalist Earl Dotter. Earl is the photographer and creator of the exhibit BADGES: A Memorial Tribute to Asbestos Workers. For 50 years, Earl has [...]

2020-07-20T10:12:20-07:00June 30th, 2020|

ADAO Hosts Zoom Conversation: Women for Clean and Toxic-Free Beauty Come Together to Discuss and Advance Prevention and Policy Efforts

VIDEO Posted on June 25, 2020 On Thursday, June 25th, ADAO hosted our fourth successful Zoom conversation to discuss clean and toxic-free beauty.  We were delighted to have had nearly 40 participants join the conversation with Ivanna Yang, Director, Advocacy, Beautycounter/Counter Brands LLC; Janet Nudelman, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners and Director of the Campaign for [...]

2020-06-30T11:26:18-07:00June 25th, 2020|

Del Éxito al Fracaso. Cinco Cosas Que Usted Necesita Saber Sobre Las Fallas En La Implementación De Los Asbestos / Amiantos La TSCA De La EPA Que Pueden Afectar Su Salud

22 de junio de 2020 Del Éxito al Fracaso El 22 de junio de 2016, el presidente Barack Obama firmó la Ley de Seguridad Química de Frank R. Lautenberg para el Siglo XXI ("LCSA") . Este fue un gran paso adelante después de muchos años de intentos de fortalecer la Ley de Control de Sustancias [...]

2020-06-25T14:36:33-07:00June 25th, 2020|

Join ADAO on the 82nd Anniversary of the FDA Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to Talk Clean and Toxic-Free Beauty — Time to Make Change Happen

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p ET. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link and password on Thursday morning.  ZOOM EVENT: ADAO’s Clean and Toxic-Free Beauty Conversation with BeautyCounter, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, and Breast Cancer Survivor Posted on June 23, 2020 In honor of the 82nd anniversary of the first and [...]

2020-06-24T09:16:16-07:00June 23rd, 2020|

ADAO Statement in Response to Four Year Anniversary of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act and Implementation Failures

Posted on June 22, 2020 Linda Reinstein, president and co-founder of The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), and Robert Sussman, ADAO Counsel, issued the following statement in response to the four year anniversary of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act Implementation Failures WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Today is the fourth anniversary of what should have been momentous [...]

2020-06-30T16:53:22-07:00June 22nd, 2020|

From Success to Failure. Five Things You Need to Know about EPA’s TSCA Implementation Asbestos Failures that Impact You

Posted on June 22, 2020 From success to failure. On June 22, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“LCSA”) into action. This was a huge step forward after many years of attempts to strengthen the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and it established a [...]

2020-06-22T08:43:20-07:00June 22nd, 2020|

ADAO Joins More Than 100 Organizations in Opposing Nancy Beck’s Presidential Nomination as Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Here’s Why

Coalition letter opposing Nancy Beck Posted on Monday, June 15, 2020 On June 16, 2020 the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a nomination hearing to consider five presidential nominations for federal agencies. Nancy Beck, the Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),  [...]

2020-06-15T11:32:48-07:00June 15th, 2020|

Press Release: ADAO Applauds the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) Rigorous Review of EPA’s Narrow Draft Risk Evaluation for Asbestos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2020 CONTACT: courtney@upshiftstrategies.com  Washington, D.C. —“The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) applauds the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) for its rigorous review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Draft Risk Evaluation for Asbestos,” said Linda Reinstein, ADAO Cofounder.  According to Reinstein, “Throughout four days of intense discussion and [...]

2020-06-12T09:54:00-07:00June 11th, 2020|

ADAO Statement: “EPA’s Draft Risk Evaluation for Asbestos is Under Intense Scrutiny by the Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) and Public” by Linda Reinstein

Posted on June 10, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Linda Reinstein, president and co-founder of The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), issued the following statement in response to EPA’s Dangerously Narrow Draft Risk Evaluation for Asbestos.  “Today the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) begins their 3rd day of the public meeting [...]

2020-06-10T12:34:59-07:00June 10th, 2020|