News from the United States and around the world on topics related to mesothelioma and asbestos. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a news story you would like us to report on.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says cleaning up decades-old Superfund sites is essential. Read more about asbestos Superfund sites at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
England has seen an increase in illegal tobacco products in recent years, many of which are tainted with asbestos. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Co-sponsored legislation has been proposed to create a national registry to monitor cancer diagnosis in firefighters. Read more about this important legislation at Mesothelioma.com.
A revised version of the Regulatory Accountability Act is waiting for decision in the Senate, and could prevent an asbestos ban. Read more about the bill at Mesothelioma.com.
A study by Italian scientists has identified doll factories as a significant source of asbestos exposure. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
The Montana Legislature has proposed a bill that could restrict medical marijuana access to people with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related health problems.
The former VE Carter School of Excellence in Milwaukee was recently listed as an EPA Superfund site for its asbestos and other hazardous materials. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
House Bill 333 is making its way through the Missouri General Assembly despite the potential suffering it would cause many mesothelioma victims. Read more at Mesothelioma.com
Lawn care workers in Davidson, NC have been wearing hazardous material (hazmat) suits due to asbestos concerns from a former mill nearby. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department claims it did not receive any notifications alerting them of asbestos removal taking place at its headquarters. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.
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