Asbestos was never fully banned in the United States – unlike many other countries. As a result, over 3,000 products contain the toxin.
With a settlement, the EPA has agreed to seek asbestos reporting from companies that manufacture and/or import products with the carcinogen.
Philadelphia schools have closed due to asbestos contamination. Here’s what’s happening in the School District of Philadelphia in 2021.
Once proud to hold the name Asbestos, a mining town in Quebec chooses a new alternative after learning the harmful effects of its namesake.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft plan to hand off cleanup efforts in Libby, Montana to local government agencies.
Newly signed bill helps those exposed to hazardous materials including asbestos at NYCs World Trade Center site.
In March of this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report citing its concern over asbestos-contaminated cosmetics.
Once the law goes into effect, any individual caught selling, buying, or distributing products containing asbestos will face a $2,500 fine.