Tennessee Woman Turns Activist After Husband Dies From Mesothelioma

A Hamilton County, Tennessee woman is happy she takes part in an organization that pushed for a new law that may help to ban asbestos completely, but the law didn’t come before she lost her husband to mesothelioma. The Times Free Press reports that Randy Roberts, a former carpet maker who once worked in areas that were permeated with asbestos […]

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Watchdog Reports Postal Service Workers Exposed To Asbestos, Mold, And More

A government watchdog recently revealed in a report made public on Wednesday that postal workers and customers in certain U.S. postal facilities are continuously being exposed to a number of toxic agents, including asbestos, mold, and more. which may end up racking up close to $20 million in fines. Although the names of the postal […]

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Large Fire In A Tennessee Warehouse Leads To Risks Of Asbestos Exposure

A massive fire in Chattanooga on Tuesday resulted in asbestos fibers permeating throughout the air, placing both firefighters and anyone in the vicinity in danger. ABC 9 reports that the fire started on early Tuesday morning at the Standard Coosa Thatcher plant, off of South Watkins Street. Although no one was inside the building when the fire […]

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Son of Singer Warren Zevon Fights for Total Asbestos Ban

Warren William Zevon, a famous singer and songwriter known for his hit songs such as “Werewolves in London” and “Excitable Boy,” passed away in 2003 from mesothelioma. His son, Jordan Zevon, also an award-winning musician, vows to keep spreading awareness about how deadly asbestos is with the ultimate goal of getting it banned in the U.S. completely. In […]

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