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Reinstein Hearing: "Regulation of Existing Chemicals and the Role of Pre-Emption under Sections 6 and 18 of the Toxic Substances Control Act”
 

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The Committee on Energy and Commerce ...

The Committee on Energy and Commerce
Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy
"Regulation of Existing Chemicals and the Role of Pre-Emption under Sections 6 and 18 of the Toxic Substances Control Act”
Linda Reinstein, President/Co-founder and Mesothelioma Widow
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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Reinstein Hearing: "Regulation of Existing Chemicals and the Role of Pre-Emption under Sections 6 and 18 of the Toxic Substances Control Act” Reinstein Hearing: "Regulation of Existing Chemicals and the Role of Pre-Emption under Sections 6 and 18 of the Toxic Substances Control Act” Presentation Transcript

  • LINDA REINSTEIN Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) President/CEO and Co-Founder Linda@adao.us U.S. House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Hearing “Regulation of Existing Chemicals and the Role of Pre-Emption under Sections 6 and 18 of the Toxic Substances Control Act” September 18, 2013
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  • Alan Reinstein, Former ADAO President Mesothelioma Victim May 2006May 2005
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  • U.S. Asbestos Consumption 1900 - 2012 Source: USGS Reinstein: U.S. House Hearing 1900 – 2012: The USA consumed 31,102,041 metric tons of asbestos 1965 – 2000: Nearly 1.4 million metric tons of asbestos was used in friction products such as brakes and clutches, and insulation 1960 – 2003: The USA consumed approximately 50 percent of the total U.S. consumption of asbestos
  • U.S. Asbestos Consumption and Ports of Entry 0 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Source: USGS Commodity: 252490 Asbestos, Excluding Crocidolite Ports of Entry: • New Orleans, LA • Houston, TX • Long Beach, CA • Newark, NJ Brazil Port-level Imports Data Retrieved: 04/02/2013 Reinstein: U.S. House Hearing
  • Consumer Environmental Occupational U.S. Asbestos Exposure Continues Reinstein: U.S. House Hearing
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  • Joplin, MO Libby, MT W.R. Grace Vermiculite Mine Environmental Exposure: Natural and Man-Made Disasters Reinstein: U.S. House Hearing
  • Occupational Exposure Under the Steps of the CapitolWorld Trade Center Disaster 9.11.2001 Occupational Exposure Reinstein: U.S. House Hearing
  • Annual U.S. Asbestos-Related Deaths 10, 000 Americans die annually from asbestos-related disease • Lung cancer – 5,000 deaths • Mesothelioma – 3,000 deaths • Other cancers and Respiratory Diseases – 2,000 deaths Reinstein: U.S. House Hearing
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