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.
Polaris has recalled 35,000 ATVs because of asbestos bans in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand. Read more about this issue at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Green Bay is receiving an EPA grant to remove asbestos, petroleum products, and other hazardous materials in a massive redevelopment project.
Steve McQueen’s wife continues to create awareness and fight for an asbestos ban in the name of her film icon husband’s legacy. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
A Phase II clinical trial for Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) show the drugs can slow the growth of malignant pleural mesothelioma after relapse.
Reports show Chicago Public Schools is not removing all of its asbestos, endangering students, teachers, and others with mesothelioma and other deadly diseases.
Michigan is cracking down on the demolitions contractors in the City of Detroit after discovering numerous properties containing asbestos were mishandled.
Asbestos tiles at a Birmingham, Alabama, police station have caused it to shut down, and two officers have been admitted to the hospital. Read more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Beech-Nut says it will not pay for the multimillion-dollar asbestos clean up at its former plant near Albany, New York, despite a federal order. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
Willmax Capital Management, Inc., has been ordered to provide medical services to Denver residents the company exposed to asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says cleaning up decades-old Superfund sites is essential. Read more about asbestos Superfund sites at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
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