For Immediate Release: April 26, 2017

Asbestos Disease Awareness Org. President Issues Statement Opposing the Regulatory Accountability Act, Introduced Today by Senators Portman and Heitkamp

President Trump Reneges on His Promise to Protect “The Little Guy” with a Corporate Gift of Regulatory Rollbacks

ADAO Press ReleaseWASHINGTON – The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which serves as a global leader in ending asbestos exposure through education, advocacy, and community; today issued the following statement from ADAO President and Co-Founder Linda Reinstein in opposition of tax cuts and legislation that prioritize corporate profits over protecting Americans:

“American businesses succeed when American families thrive, but when safeguards are undermined in the name of profits, our public health and safety are compromised. No families know this better than the families of asbestos victims, whose lives have been destroyed by an industry that continues to spend billions evading accountability and undercutting regulatory efforts.

“Regulations to make our homes, workplaces, and environment safer were written in the blood of victims of industry callousness and disregard for life, and any rollback is reprehensible. The Portman-Heitkamp bill will put us all at risk of unsafe air, polluted water, and serious health threats that could be prevented if federal agencies were able to do their job: protect the American people.”

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About the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is a global leader in combining education, advocacy, and community initiatives to prevent and end asbestos exposure. ADAO seeks to raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos, advocate for an asbestos ban, and protect asbestos victims’ civil rights. For more information, visit www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.orgADAO, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, does not make legal referrals.

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