News from the United States and around the world on topics related to mesothelioma and asbestos. Please email us at email@example.com if you have a news story you would like us to report on.
The EPA gave $631,000 to New England states for asbestos protection activities in school buildings. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Ash from fires in Northern California may contain asbestos and other toxic substances. Read more about disaster dangers at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
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?
The Trump administration is limiting the mandated reviews of out-of-use, high-risk chemicals such as asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Higher verdicts in New York asbestos courts are causing an uproar from the business community and legal reform groups.
A preschool program on American Indian land in southern Colorado was recently closed due to the discovery of asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
A California appeals court ruled that Colgate-Palmolive can be sued for its asbestos-contaminated talcum powder products. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
The EPA provided a last call for residents of Libby to have their homes inspected and cleaned up if asbestos was found. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Shortly following the second confirmation of asbestos at the Sydney Opera House, electrician workers walked off the job. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Arp Schools have begun replacing their asbestos pipes and seeking another water source in the meantime.
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