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Asbestos Exposure in Schools: Are Students and Teachers Still in Danger?

Asbestos Exposure in Schools: Are Students and Teachers Still in Danger?

Almost 400 people exposed to asbestos in British schools will die of mesothelioma every year, a new report has revealed.... (Continue)

Dr. David Sugarbaker, Pioneer in Mesothelioma Treatment, Dies Age 65

On August 29, renowned thoracic surgeon and mesothelioma specialist Dr. David Sugarbaker passed away after battling liver cancer. He was... (Continue)

EPA Says ‘SNUR’ Will Toughen Asbestos Oversight, Others Say It Will Only ‘Make Asbestos Great Again’

The past few weeks have seen asbestos in headlines across all major media outlets as the public comes to grips... (Continue)

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)