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Asbestos: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Posted on January 31, 2020 The story is as grisly as it is well-known. On August 8, 1969, three members of Charles Manson’s “family” —Tex Watson, Susan Atkins, and Patricia Krenwinkel — murdered the rising Hollywood star Sharon Tate in her home, alongside four of her friends. Tate’s promising acting career and unborn child, just [...]

2020-01-31T16:36:48-08:00January 31st, 2020|

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s 2019 Asbestos Initiative Report Shows Support for the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN)

Posted on January 25, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is honored to see that support for the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN) was included in Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s 2019 Asbestos Initiative Report. AG Healy’s “Healthy Buildings, Healthy Air” initiative underlines both the importance of the Right to Know where [...]

2020-01-25T18:20:31-08:00January 25th, 2020|

2019 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (August)

14th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Resources August 27th, 2019 Washington, D.C. BLOG: ADAO 14th Congressional Staff Briefing Wrap-Up -- Paving the Way to Pass Bicameral The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act. *This briefing is dedicated to Vicky, an amazing Mesothelioma Warrior and beloved member of the community, who passed away this month.* Important Links [...]

2020-08-01T14:45:08-07:00August 27th, 2019|

“Forced to Fight an Unworthy Foe” – Larry’s Story

Posted on August 26, 2019 We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on our website. [...]

2019-12-17T13:32:13-08:00August 26th, 2019|

2019 ADAO Conference Sponsors and Donors

Updated on March 1, 2019 \ 2019 Conference Info | Speakers | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Friday – March for Justice and Remembrance | Friday – Trolley Tour |Friday – Casual Dinner | Saturday “Meet the Artists” Reception and Gala Awards Dinner | Sunday Brunch | Speaker Information | Tributes| Sponsors | Media | Meet the Speakers Blog Series | 2019 Livestream | Previous Conferences  2005 – 2018 Conference Infographic | 2005 [...]

2020-06-21T16:39:21-07:00January 15th, 2019|

2019 ADAO Conference Media

2019 Conference Info | Speakers | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Friday – March for Justice and Remembrance | Friday – Trolley Tour | Friday – Casual Dinner | Saturday “Meet the Artists” Reception and Gala Awards Dinner | Sunday Brunch | [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:00-07:00January 15th, 2019|

EPA Continues to Ignore Deadly Asbestos Dangers as Seen in Two EPA OIG Reports

Posted on October 2, 2018 Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report revealing that it took seven months for North Carolina officials to contact the EPA after asbestos was identified at a hospital demolition site. After receiving notice of the asbestos exposure, North Carolina took seven months [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:15-07:00October 1st, 2018|

2018 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (September)

13th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Resources September 26, 2018 Washington, D.C. *This briefing was dedicated to Andy Igrejas, a giant in public health advocacy who lost his battle to brain cancer this year. Important Links Briefing Materials ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Executive Summary ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing: PowerPoint Presentations ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Speaker Bios [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:17-07:00September 25th, 2018|

“My History of Mesothelioma” – James’ Story

Posted on September 19, 2018 We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on our website. [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:18-07:00September 19th, 2018|