By | April 28, 2009

Asbestos: An Environmental Injustice

Yesterday I spoke at Pennsylvania’s first Environmental Justice Conference.  First, let me say that this was a remarkable event, combining thought leaders from every area of this complex and critically important movement –… Read More

By | April 24, 2009

A Dramatic Turn and New Concerns About the Grace Asbestos Trial

It has been a few weeks since I’ve discussed the Grace trial in Libby, Montana.  This week, it is my only topic.   What was, to me, the most dramatic testimony presented recently… Read More

By | April 14, 2009

Ban of Asbestos Overdue: Future Deaths Are Preventable

The first week of April marked National Asbestos Awareness Week. This designation recognized the national tragedy created by the past and current dissemination and use of products in the United States containing… Read More

By | April 5, 2009

Remembering My Friend, 10-Year Mesothelioma Survivor Craig Kozicki

My heart is heavy. Last Wednesday my friend Craig Kozicki ended his 10-year battle against mesothelioma, leaving behind his dedicated wife and daughter, Shelly and Emily. Craig was a 10-year survivor of… Read More

By | April 3, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: April 3, 2009

Asbestos and asbestos-related diseases are a worldwide problem. This blog largely addresses only those problems in the United States. However, this week we take a quick look at what is happening in… Read More

By | April 3, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: April 3, 2009

Asbestos and asbestos-related diseases are a worldwide problem. This blog largely addresses only those problems in the United States. However, this week we take a quick look at what is happening in… Read More

By | March 27, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 27, 2009

This week’s collection of news stories provides contrasting ways government and industry can handle asbestos problems. They can hide asbestos problems, or ignore the problem and hope nobody ever finds out. Then,… Read More

By | March 27, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 27, 2009

This week’s collection of news stories provides contrasting ways government and industry can handle asbestos problems. They can hide asbestos problems, or ignore the problem and hope nobody ever finds out. Then,… Read More

By | March 20, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 20, 2009

This week we’ve seen developments in the Libby trial and elsewhere that demonstrate how and why the legal system can be the last safe haven for victims of corporate greed. In the… Read More

By | March 20, 2009

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Round-Up: March 20, 2009

This week we’ve seen developments in the Libby trial and elsewhere that demonstrate how and why the legal system can be the last safe haven for victims of corporate greed. In the… Read More

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