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Asbestos Found in Playskool Crayons Sold at Dollar Tree, Amazon

On August 7, the consumer advocacy nonprofit, U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG), released its annual report on school-supply... (Continue)

EPA’s ‘SNUR’ Rule Will Allow for New Uses of Asbestos, Other Dangerous Substances

It has only taken a year and half for the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to severely weaken the revised... (Continue)

Trump’s EPA Making It Easier for Companies to Use Asbestos Again – Here’s Why

Could asbestos make a comeback? That’s a question you might be confused to hear if you’re aware of the mineral’s... (Continue)

U.S. Senators Write Letter to EPA, Criticize Loosening of Crucial Lautenberg Act Regulations

It’s no secret that since the Trump Administration took charge of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), regulations have been tainted... (Continue)

Asbestos Fibers Released into Air after Steam Pipe Explosion in NYC’s Flatiron District

The flatiron district of midtown Manhattan saw thick, massive plumes of white steam rising high into the air this past... (Continue)

Scientists Silenced in Trump’s EPA as Officials Hide Information on Deadly Carcinogens

A report by Politico reveals individuals working in Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are trying stop research on formaldehyde from... (Continue)

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $4.7 Billion in Talcum Powder Asbestos Case

Twenty-two cancer victims have been awarded a total of $4.69 Billion in a case claiming the asbestos in Johnson and... (Continue)

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $550 Million in Talc-Asbestos Ovarian Cancer Case

On July 12, a St. Louis jury sided with 22 female plaintiffs who claimed that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products... (Continue)

Is Donald Trump the New Poster Boy for Russian Asbestos?

One of the world’s largest asbestos companies is now selling and shipping off its chrysotile asbestos with president Donald Trump’s... (Continue)

Scott Pruitt Quits, Leaving Behind a Weakened, Embattled EPA in His Wake

Citing “the unrelenting attacks” from the public and media on him and his family, Scott Pruitt has resigned from his... (Continue)

Celebrating Independence Day? Don’t Forget the Sacrifices Our Veterans Made

Happy Independence Day! For many of us, today is a day off work to celebrate American independence with barbecues, parades,... (Continue)

Trump and Pruitt’s EPA Gutting the Lautenberg Act and Refusing an Asbestos Ban

Just when it seemed like the American public would finally have safeguards against asbestos, a deadly carcinogen that causes mesothelioma,... (Continue)