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Man Sentenced for Falsifying Asbestos Certifications

A man in West Haven has been sentenced for falsifying asbestos training certifications. Read more about the dangers of asbestos at Mesothelioma.com.

Possible Asbestos in Puerto Rico’s Drinking Water After Hurricanes

Health concerns following Hurricanes Maria and Irma include tests for asbestos in Puerto Rico’s drinking water. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Asbestos Claims Court to Be Established in Montana

The Montana Supreme Court is creating an asbestos claims court to oversee personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

Firefighters and Other Community Members Exposed to Asbestos

Marion City Administrator and Fire Chief were accused of exposing firefighters and other community members to asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma.com

Asbestos Concerns Linger After California Wildfires

Shutting down a mobile home park in Sonoma is just the beginning of a multitude of asbestos concerns in Northern California. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

Bestwall Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Due to Asbestos Lawsuits

Georgia-Pacific affiliate Bestwall is filing U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy for costs due to asbestos cases. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Asbestos Possible in California Drinking Water Post-Wildfires

Agencies in Sonoma and Marin counties are trying to prevent asbestos and other toxins from affecting drinking water. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

Asbestos Protections Funded by EPA for New England States

The EPA gave $631,000 to New England states for asbestos protection activities in school buildings. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Northern California Wildfires Leave Asbestos Behind

Ash from fires in Northern California may contain asbestos and other toxic substances. Read more about disaster dangers at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.

Eight Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Asbestos

A group of eight Democratic senators have introduced a new bill to ban asbestos in the United States. Could this be the time that a ban actually gets passed?

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