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.
Emergency responders, health care professionals, and recovery workers injured on September 11th now have medical compensation for the next 70 years. President Donald Trump signed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) bill into law during a ceremony on Monday at the White House Rose Garden. Members of the Senate approved the bill just last week. … Continued
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.