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Oregon Home Asbestos Demolition Laws Becoming Stricter

Oregon's asbestos laws regarding home asbestos demolition are becoming stricter per the passing of Senate Bill 705.

ADAO Recognizes U.S. Senate For Its Reform Of TSCA

ADAO recognizes the U.S. Senate for its reform of TSCA to officially categorize asbestos as a high-priority chemical.

Maine's Forester Mill Asbestos Cleanup Estimates Are In

Two options have been proposed for the Forester Mill's environmental cleanup, ranging from $900,000 to $1.8 million.

Jimmy Carter Credits Keytruda With Making Him Cancer-Free

Jimmy Carter credits the drug Keytruda for making his cancer tumors completely vanish.

Analysis Shows Skyrocketing Asbestos-Related Deaths In East Texas

A recent analysis reveals the rate for asbestos-related deaths in eight counties of East Texas are much higher than the state and national averages.

John Stewart Discusses Zadroga Act On The Daily Show

John Stewart discussed the Zadroga Act on The Daily Show, which protects 9/11 first responders who became sick with lung cancers post-Ground Zero clean up.

EPA Wrapping Up Involvement At Libby Superfund Site

The EPA is working on wrapping up its involvement at the Libby Asbestos Superfund site in Montana.

Asbestos Scare After A Georgia Plant Set Fire

Asbestos has become a major concern for people surrounding the E.T. Barwick Mills plant, which recently set fire with huge gas explosions.

3M Faces A Consolidated Asbestos Suit

Several cases are pending against 3M, alleging the company's respirators could have done more to protect the six workers who died from asbestos exposure.

Leaked Nevada State Emails Downplay I-11 Asbestos Study

Nevada State Health Department emails show its high-ranking officials purposefully downplayed scientific asbestos research on the I-11 bypass project.

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9/26/2017

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“Location: Simmons Hanly Conroy, One Court Street Alton, IL. Miles for Meso is a 5K race and 3K fun run/walk held in Alton, IL. This exciting event takes place in September in celebration of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. All proceeds from the event are donated to mesothelioma research and awareness. This year's race will benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. To learn more about participating, please visit the event's page below.”