Month: October 2021

PIRG calls for a complete ban on asbestos in the U.S.

The United States Public Interest Group (U.S. PIRG), a national nonprofit organization focused on effectuating change in Washington, D.C., announced their efforts to convince lawmakers to support a bill that would finally fully ban the use of asbestos in the U.S. They...

What is secondary exposure to asbestos exposure?

Prolonged exposure to asbestos can cause mesothelioma, a chronic lung disease that results in lung tissue scarring, and other diseases. Most people suffering from mesothelioma acquired it on the job before regulations on the use of asbestos were put in place. However,...