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Warren Zevon’s Son Working to Destroy Myths about Asbestos

Warren Zevon’s Son Working to Destroy Myths about Asbestos

Surely when one hears the name “Warren Zevon” one thinks of head-banging rock ‘n roll of the late 70s and... (Continue)

Obama Signs New Chemical Safety Bill into Law

Obama Signs New Chemical Safety Bill into Law. Next Step: Ban Asbestos

On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 the United States took an unprecedented, historic move of the modern era, when President Obama... (Continue)

Trump Denies 15,000 Deaths A Year, Wants More Asbestos in U.S.

Trump Denies 15,000 Deaths A Year, Wants More Asbestos in U.S.

Donald Trump’s offensive comments and scandalous political maneuvers have not only kept him in the headlines, they’ve also — somehow... (Continue)

How Corporations Spent Decades Hiding Dangers of Asbestos from the Public

How Corporations Spent Decades Hiding Dangers of Asbestos from the Public

When you see it up close, it may strike you as nothing out of the ordinary – it may look... (Continue)

The Dirty 30: America’s Most Toxic Corporations Ranked

The Dirty 30: America’s Most Toxic Corporations Ranked

Chromium, neoprene, nitroalkanes, asbestos, arsenic – the list of barely-pronounceable, toxic substances and chemicals goes on and on and on.... (Continue)

No Parades, No Help for Thousands of Navy Vets Exposed to Asbestos

No Parades, No Help for Thousands of Navy Vets Exposed to Asbestos

Memorial Day, for many Americans, is a time of parades and marching bands, colorful banners, and family barbeques. More than... (Continue)

Toxic Chemicals Have Been Killing 40,000 Americans Per Year – Senate Vote Aims to Change That

Toxic Chemicals Have Been Killing 40,000 Americans Per Year – Senate Vote Aims to Change That

To say the least: It’s been a while since Congress has made any meaningful headway on its promise to overhaul... (Continue)

ALEC: The Secretive Organization That’s Writing Our Laws

ALEC: The Secretive Organization That’s Writing Our Laws

Politicians are often called “lawmakers” because, presumably, they create the legislation that governs the law of the land. However, the... (Continue)

OSHA ‘Nudges’ Companies to Improve Workplace Safety with Scarlet Letter

OSHA ‘Nudges’ Companies to Improve Workplace Safety with Scarlet Letter

A recently introduced Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation is stirring up controversy between Big Business and government. Starting... (Continue)

Canada ‘Moving Forward’ with Asbestos Ban, Says Prime Minister Trudeau

Canada ‘Moving Forward’ with Asbestos Ban, Says Prime Minister Trudeau

For over 120 years, Canada has had an ongoing love affair with asbestos. So much so, in fact, that the... (Continue)

Firefighters Suffer 14 Percent Higher Risk of Cancer; New Bill Will Study Causes

Firefighters Suffer 14 Percent Higher Risk of Cancer; New Bill Will Study Causes

New Jersey firefighter Gene Dannenfelser devoted his entire adult life to helping others. The former deputy chief spent hundreds of... (Continue)

Untrained Homeless, Prisoners, and Janitors Remove Deadly Asbestos in Michigan

Untrained Homeless, Prisoners, and Janitors Remove Deadly Asbestos in Michigan

Across the country, fly-by-night asbestos contractors are targeting desperate, vulnerable people to work the deadliest of jobs. In one example,... (Continue)