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- Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Outraged by Shortcomings of the Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating asbestos disease, has announced they do not support the Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013 unless critical clarifications and changes are adopted concerning improvements to protect the public from asbestos.
- Charity Navigator Awards the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation with 4-Star Rating
The Meso Foundation was recently awarded a 4-star rating for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
- Penn Student Investigates Risks of Asbestos Exposure in Former Factory Town
University of Pennsylvania student Shabnam Elahi has spent the past two summers mapping the risk of environmental exposure to asbestos in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Through decades-old records and interviews with residents, Elahi hopes to better understand the health hazards in the small town.
- Bedbugs and Asbestos: A San Francisco Public Housing Resident’s Odyssey
After months of federal investigations, the San Francisco Housing Authority is facing intense scrutiny for its failure to keep up with routine maintenance which has resulted in serious problems, including potential asbestos exposure, for its more than 31,000 residents.