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Chlorine Plants Put Employees at Risk

The U.S. imports hundreds of tons of asbestos each year from Brazil, primarily for two major chemical companies, OxyChem and Olin Corp. The companies claim that asbestos is integral to their chlorine production. At OxyChem's plant in Niagara Falls, New...
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Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26

Mesothelioma Awareness Day takes place annually on September 26. It was established in 2004 by Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation community members, and has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding to this cancer. What...
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Human Suffering Damages Are No Longer Extinguished At Death

By Asbestos Network | Oct 21, 2021 | Asbestos Exposure Previously, families in California could not collect human suffering damages on behalf of their decedent family member who passed away before the end of their trial. However, a new law...
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Asbestos and the Dangers of Childhood Exposure

In the past, we have discussed the dangers of exposed workers bringing home tainted clothing or failing to scrub toxic materials from their skin after leaving the job. Asbestos fibers can be transferred from the primary individual to friends or...
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ADAO’s Act to Ban Asbestos Moves Forward in the House of Representatives

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s (ADAO) act to ban asbestos has moved one step closer to becoming reality. Earlier this month, a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to move the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN)...
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First Responders and 9/11 Victims Receiving Asbestos-Related Illness Diagnoses

Most of us will never forget the events that took place on September 11, 2001. Every Patriot Day, we remember those who lost their lives that day. For those living through the events of 9/11, the trauma is still not...
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Amazon Pulls Children’s Makeup Kit from Site After Asbestos Found

Asbestos was found in eye shadow in a children’s makeup kit, according to lab tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group. It was found that every gram of the eye shadow in the Princess Girl’s All-in-One Deluxe Makeup Palette tested...
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