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Lawmakers and the International Association of Fire Fighters Support Asbestos Education & Prevention in Letters to ADAO

Posted on September 29, 2022 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was thrilled and honored to receive letters of support from various politicians and nonprofits in support of our 17th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference. We received letters from Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Steve Daines (R-MT), Representative Suzanne Bonamici [...]

2022-09-30T11:42:54-07:00September 29th, 2022|

ADAO Presents Experiences and Insights During “Asbestos: Drafting Legislation During Tumultuous Times” Presentation Given at the American University Washington College of Law

Posted on September 29, 2022 For the sixth time, I am  honored to be invited to give a lecture at American University Washington College of Law on behalf of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). Professor Bettina Poirier’s extensive career on The Hill undoubtedly brings real-life experience and knowledge to law students. My talk, “Asbestos: [...]

2022-09-28T16:02:48-07:00September 28th, 2022|

Guest Blog: “The silence of asbestos” by Silvana Mossano

On behalf of ADAO, we stand in solidarity with the Association of Asbestos Victims Families (AFeVA), the unions, victims organizations, and the Casale Monferrato community as they continue their fight for justice in the criminal trial of asbestos billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny.  He is charged with voluntary manslaughter with intent of causing the deaths of 392 [...]

2021-06-10T10:13:02-07:00June 8th, 2021|

2021 Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Media

Posted on April 28, 2021 ADAO Virtual 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” September 17 - 18, 2021 2021 Conference Info | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Registration | Agenda | Friday “Art, Advocacy, and Shared Stories” Film Festival | Saturday Academic Conference |  Saturday Awards and Recognition Ceremony | [...]

2022-08-09T12:27:00-07:00April 28th, 2021|

Barbara McQueen

Barbara Minty McQueen is the widow of American film star Steve McQueen, and is a former model and photographer. She is also the author of Steve McQueen: The Last Mile, which documents the three-and-a-half-year relationship between the two and includes candid photographs from 1977 to 1980. McQueen has hosted several art exhibits of her work [...]

2021-04-15T14:46:10-07:00April 15th, 2021|
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