By | May 7, 2021

New Data Shows Asbestos Killed More Than 40,000 American Workers in 2019

Every single day, Americans are dying from diseases linked to asbestos exposure — and recent data suggests the United States may in fact be seeing more asbestos-related deaths than ever before. According… Read More

By | November 14, 2019

Former EPA Administrators Urge Lawmakers to Pass the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

Two former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have come out in strong support of a bill that would ban asbestos. Dismayed that the Trump EPA has kept asbestos legal, Gina… Read More

By | April 12, 2019

Why Are Legislators Introducing Bills Written by Big Business?

Many people are well aware of the influence powerful corporations have on legislation, but what happens when many of the bills introduced by elected representatives are actually written by lobbyists? Each year,… Read More

By | April 5, 2019

Mesothelioma Survivor Mike Mattmuller Continues to Advocate for an Asbestos Ban

In October 2011, at the young age of 29, what Mike Mattmuller thought was just shortness of breath turned out to be a devastating diagnosis: Mike had a rare and aggressive cancer… Read More

By | April 4, 2019

Dirty Laundry Creators to Receive 2019 Alan Reintstein Award

It’s been a little over a year since the documentary Dirty Laundry premiered at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. Since then, it has awed audiences at 11 additional film festivals… Read More

By | April 3, 2019

LaTanyta Manuel and Her Family’s Fight Against Asbestos

In 2002, Andrew Manuel was diagnosed with mesothelioma. By 2004, he was gone. In those two short years, Andrew was determined to make sure his wife LaTanyta and their kids would be… Read More

By | April 2, 2019

The Medical Battle an Asbestos Victim Fights Once Diagnosed

The goal of Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) is to increase awareness of asbestos and the preventable diseases caused by the deadly substance. Most people have never heard of these diseases until… Read More

By | February 13, 2019

15 Attorneys General Take Action to Require Asbestos Reporting

Asbestos continues to endanger American homes, schools and workplaces, and Americans deserve to know exactly how and where. For decades now, the only way Americans have known to avoid asbestos has been… Read More

By | April 4, 2018

Anti-Asbestos Activist, Firefighter and Wellness Advocate Headline 2018 ADAO Awareness Conference as Keynote Speakers

Anti-asbestos activist Eric Jonckheere and Patrick J. Morrison, career firefighter and advocate for the health and wellness of firefighters, will serve as keynote speakers for the upcoming Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s 14th Annual… Read More

By | April 2, 2018

Participate in ADAO’s Global Asbestos Awareness Week

This week is Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2018, which runs this year from April 1-7. One week until we come together as an asbestos community. One word. One week. One world. “Prevention… Read More

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