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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|

Press Release: ADAO LAUNCHES 16TH ANNUAL “GLOBAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK” APRIL 1-7, 2020 || Partnering for Asbestos Prevention Circles the Globe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2020 THE ASBESTOS DISEASE AWARENESS ORGANIZATION (ADAO) LAUNCHES 16TH ANNUAL “GLOBAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK” APRIL 1-7, 2020 Partnering for Asbestos Prevention Circles the Globe Washington, D.C. — The 16th Annual ‘Global Asbestos Awareness Week, (GAAW) April 1-7, 2020 was announced by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent non-profit [...]

2020-03-29T19:55:10-07:00March 30th, 2020|

Statement from the President of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization on the Letter from 19 Attorneys General to Pass the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

March 3, 2020 Letter from 19 Attorneys General to Speaker Pelosi. Posted on March 3, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC -- Linda Reinstein, president and co-founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), issued the following statement in response to the letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Hoyer from 19 Attorneys General urging prompt floor [...]

2020-03-03T15:37:02-08:00March 3rd, 2020|

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Announces Honorees and Keynote Speakers of the 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference

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

2020-03-26T17:07:37-07:00February 20th, 2020|

Press Release: NEARLY FORTY LEADING SCIENTISTS CALL FOR ACTION ON ASBESTOS LEGISLATION

February 4, 2020: Letter to Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Hoyer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2020  NEARLY FORTY LEADING SCIENTISTS CALL FOR ACTION ON ASBESTOS LEGISLATION In a letter to Speaker Pelosi the nation’s top scientific experts on the public health call on the U.S. Congress to take immediate action WASHINGTON, D.C. — The [...]

2020-02-14T12:04:23-08:00February 4th, 2020|

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Announces 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2020 ASBESTOS DISEASE AWARENESS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCES  16TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION CONFERENCE The annual three-day conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” in Washington, D.C. April 3-5, 2020 will culminate with an awards gala recognizing award-winning filmmaker Judd Apatow for his fundraising efforts WASHINGTON, DC –The Asbestos Disease Awareness [...]

2020-01-31T15:13:27-08:00January 31st, 2020|

ADAO Statement: AS CORPORATIONS LIKE JOHNSON & JOHNSON FAIL TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM ASBESTOS, CONGRESS MUST DEMAND MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2019 AS CORPORATIONS LIKE JOHNSON & JOHNSON FAIL TO PROTECT CONSUMERS FROM ASBESTOS, CONGRESS MUST DEMAND MORE Asbestos Advocacy Organization Urges Congress to Pass Legislation in the Face of Corporate Failure and Agency Inaction Washington, DC––Linda Reinstein, president of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, released [...]

2019-12-15T13:31:42-08:00December 10th, 2019|

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|

Statement From the President of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization on the Court’s Denial of EPA’s Motion to Dismiss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2019 STATEMENT FROM THE PRESIDENT OF ASBESTOS DISEASE AWARENESS ORGANIZATION ON THE COURT’S DENIAL OF EPA’S MOTION TO DISMISS  ADAO TO MOVE FORWARD WITH CHALLENGE OF EPA’S REFUSAL TO REQUIRE ASBESTOS REPORTING  San Francisco, CA–– Linda Reinstein, president of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, [...]

2019-11-15T13:54:32-08:00November 15th, 2019|

ADAO Statement Re: Asbestos Court Decision Affirms Need For Comprehensive EPA Risk Assessment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2019 ASBESTOS COURT DECISION AFFIRMS NEED FOR COMPREHENSIVE EPA RISK ASSESSMENT San Francisco, CA–– The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest asbestos-victim advocacy organization, released the following statement today after the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrongly excluded legacy uses and disposal [...]

2019-11-14T12:37:59-08:00November 14th, 2019|