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Press Release: ADAO Condemns EPA for Its Incomplete and Weak Risk Evaluation for Asbestos, Citing that It Ignores Public Health Experts and Its Own Science Advisors 

ADAO Condemns EPA for Its Incomplete and Weak Risk Evaluation for Asbestos, Citing that It Ignores Public Health Experts and Its Own Science Advisors  Bifurcated Narrow Asbestos Evaluation Delays Steps to a Critical Ban  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing [...]

2021-01-05T10:49:56-08:00December 31st, 2020|

ADAO Press Release: IN A MAJOR VICTORY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, FEDERAL COURT ORDERS EPA TO REQUIRE INDUSTRY TO REPORT ON ASBESTOS IMPORTS AND USES 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2020 IN A MAJOR VICTORY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, FEDERAL COURT ORDERS EPA TO REQUIRE INDUSTRY TO REPORT ON ASBESTOS IMPORTS AND USES  Court holds that EPA’s refusal to use its reporting authority to obtain necessary information for its asbestos risk evaluation was arbitrary and capricious     WASHINGTON, DC – The [...]

2020-12-31T11:51:08-08:00December 22nd, 2020|

ADAO President’s Statement on new Environmental Working Group study on Asbestos Contamination in Talc-Based Cosmetics

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 1, 2020 — Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization President’s Statement on new Environmental Working Group study on Asbestos Contamination in Talc-Based Cosmetics. “The recent Environmental Working Group (EWG) study, “Asbestos Contamination in Talc-Based Cosmetics: An Invisible Cancer Risk”, confirms that asbestos remains a deadly threat in [...]

2020-12-01T12:58:40-08:00December 1st, 2020|

PRESS RELEASE: ADAO AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATES PRESENT CASE TO U.S. DISTRICT COURT TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING ON ASBESTOS IMPORTS AND USE

EPA WEBSITE: Documents supporting the Section 21 petition submitted by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. EPA denied the petition on December 21, 2018. Additional information on the Agency’s denial can be found below in the Federal Register Notice announcing EPA’s response to the petition. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2020 ADAO AND OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATES [...]

2020-11-12T16:25:21-08:00November 11th, 2020|

ADAO Press Release: ADAO Applauds the Release of “Warren Zevon’s Greatest Hits (According to Judd Apatow)” to Help Ban Asbestos

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2020 ADAO Applauds the Release of “Warren Zevon’s Greatest Hits (According to Judd Apatow)” to Help Ban Asbestos Efforts  Judd Apatow Teams up with Jordan Zevon, ADAO Spokesperson, to Honor Warren Zevon for 2020 Record Store Day on October 24 WASHINGTON, DC – October 20, 2020 –The Asbestos Disease [...]

2020-10-20T14:36:10-07:00October 20th, 2020|