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.
Hazardous materials were leaked at a former paper mill near Fort Drum in Upstate NY while searching for asbestos. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
The EPA is finishing its cleanup efforts at the Ambler Asbestos Superfund Site in Pennsylvania and plans to outline steps for what comes next. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Eleven Statesville condemned homes were hoped to be burned and used for fire training, but asbestos has stopped the plan.
The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to take up an asbestos case filed by a man who suffers from mesothelioma.
A new report shows the number of malignant mesothelioma cases is expected to rise through at least 2025. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
A local news station in Raleigh has discovered asbestos in makeup sold at Justice, a popular clothing store for children and tweens. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
The EPA has matched funds from the City of Pickens, South Carolina to clean up asbestos along the popular Doodle Trail. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Asbestos was recently discovered on several cars damaged by a steam pipe explosion in downtown Baltimore. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
A study recently published by Chinese researchers is has questioned the cost effectiveness of Avastin® (bevacizumab) as a treatment for mesothelioma.
A construction worker in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, recently filed a complaint with OSHA for asbestos exposure. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
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