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The Hidden Dangers: CNN Delves into Asbestos Beyond the Johnson & Johnson Talc Scandal

Posted on May 16, 2023 Last Sunday, CNN's captivating new Sunday primetime series, "The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper," delved deep into the claims made against Johnson & Johnson regarding their talc baby powder. In the episode titled "Shaken: Baby Powder on Trial," CNN Chief Investigative Correspondent and Anchor Pamela Brown presented exclusive reporting on [...]

2023-05-19T07:21:29-07:00May 16th, 2023|

The Devastating Aftermath: Unveiling the Hazards of Asbestos Exposure in Turkey’s Earthquakes

Posted on May 16, 2023 Reuters’ recent article "The toxic dust from Turkey's earthquakes" offers a compelling exploration of the catastrophic earthquakes that struck Turkey in February 2023. These devastating natural disasters resulted in the release of hazardous substances, including asbestos, silica, mercury, and lead. This in-depth report sheds light on the severe consequences of [...]

2023-05-19T07:21:58-07:00May 16th, 2023|

OxyChem Named on National COSH’s “Dirty Dozen” List for Importing and Using Asbestos

Posted on April 1, 2023 On April 30th, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced the “Dirty Dozen” list of employers, showcasing which corporations put workers and communities at risk due to unsafe practices. The Dirty Dozen report is released each year as part of the observance of International Workers’ Memorial [...]

2023-05-02T14:35:38-07:00April 30th, 2023|

Olin Corporation Leads the Way with 7-Year Plan to Phase Out Asbestos Use — OxyChem Lobbies 15-year Transition for More Asbestos Imports and Use 

Posted on April 1, 2023 Each year, asbestos exposure claims the lives of over 40,000 Americans. Despite this deadly substance's known harms and dangers, companies continue to import and use it. However, there is a glimmer of hope. On April 4th, 2022, the Olin Corporation announced a 7-year plan to phase out all asbestos use [...]

2023-05-02T12:41:37-07:00April 30th, 2023|

ADAO Advocates for Corporate Responsibility and Transparency in Upcoming EPA Asbestos Reporting Rule

Posted on April 1, 2023 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has advocated for the public’s “Right to Know" for over a decade. This means we believe that all Americans should know where to find asbestos — where it is being imported and used, and what companies are responsible. Asbestos is a hazardous substance responsible [...]

2023-05-02T12:06:36-07:00April 30th, 2023|
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