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LINDA REINSTEIN
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)
President/CEO and Co-Founder
California
Linda@adao.us
Senat...
www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org
Linda@adao.us
ADAO Briefing Resources
www.adao.us
Dedicated to Sarah
Diagnosed in 2015 (TX)
Linda@adao.us
Asbestos-Caused Diseases
• Lung cancer
• Mesothelioma
 Pleural
 Peritoneal
 Pericardial
 Testicular
• Asbestosis
• Ple...
Linda@adao.us
Jefferson High School, Iowa
Asbestos abatement (2013)
Asbestos in Schools Report
Linda@adao.us
Asbestos in the Capitol
The Dangerous Truth About What’s Lurking
Behind Closed Doors
Julie
Diagnosed in 2006 (MO)
Treatment
Surgeries and Chemotherapy
Linda@adao.us
USA Consumption 1900 - 2016:
31 Million Tons
Linda@adao.us
Linda@adao.us
Asbestos: We have the Right to Know
Linda@adao.us
Annamarie
Diagnosed in 2014 (UT)
Treatment
Pleural Decortication and Chemotherapy
Linda@adao.us
Linda@adao.us
Linda@adao.us
Marilyn
Widowed in 2003 (PA)
Joe Amento, Jr.
Linda@adao.us
Joe Amento, Jr.
Died at Age 53
July 26, 2003
Joe Amento, Jr.
1950 - 2013
Linda@adao.us
Abandoned
Keasbey & Mattison
Boiler House
Asbestos waste in
factory basement.
Linda@adao.us
Linda@adao.us
Libby, MT and Ambler, PA
• 2,000 Residents
• Asbestos Mine
• 7 miles from Libby
• 17 acres of asbestos
waste
• 6,000 Resid...
Heather
Diagnosed in 2005 (MN)
Treatment
Extrapleural Pneumonectomy and Chemotherapy
Asbestos kills up to 15,000
Americans each year
Linda@adao.us
Deadly Asbestos Hugs
Linda@adao.us
New Patient Profile:
Younger Mesothelioma Victims
Linda@adao.us
Justice delayed is justice denied.
Linda@adao.us
Veterans
30% of Mesothelioma Deaths
Linda@adao.us
1971 Ford Knew
“…the cost penalty is
severe ($1.25/car just for
front-end brakes)”Linda@adao.us
1998 – 2016
Linda@adao.us
Linda@adao.us
Real TSCA Reform must ensure
the EPA can expeditiously review and
take action to ban asbestos
Linda@adao.us
ADAO Supports The Reducing
Exposure to Asbestos Database Act
(S.700 and H.R.2030)
• Allows public access to an asbestos-
c...
Linda@adao.us
“Without
responsibility,
accountability, and
transparency –
no one is safe.”
Linda Reinstein
9th ADAO Senate Staff Briefing: “Asbestos Impact on Public Health, the Environment, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights”
9th ADAO Senate Staff Briefing: “Asbestos Impact on Public Health, the Environment, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights”
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9th ADAO Senate Staff Briefing: “Asbestos Impact on Public Health, the Environment, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights”

  1. 1. LINDA REINSTEIN Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) President/CEO and Co-Founder California Linda@adao.us Senate Staff Briefing “Protecting Public Health, the Environment, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights” February 23, 2016
  2. 2. www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org
  3. 3. Linda@adao.us
  4. 4. ADAO Briefing Resources www.adao.us
  5. 5. Dedicated to Sarah Diagnosed in 2015 (TX)
  6. 6. Linda@adao.us
  7. 7. Asbestos-Caused Diseases • Lung cancer • Mesothelioma  Pleural  Peritoneal  Pericardial  Testicular • Asbestosis • Pleural Plaques • Other cancers include: Laryngeal, Ovarian, Colorectal, Pharyngeal, Esophageal and Stomach
  8. 8. Linda@adao.us
  9. 9. Jefferson High School, Iowa Asbestos abatement (2013)
  10. 10. Asbestos in Schools Report Linda@adao.us
  11. 11. Asbestos in the Capitol The Dangerous Truth About What’s Lurking Behind Closed Doors
  12. 12. Julie Diagnosed in 2006 (MO)
  13. 13. Treatment Surgeries and Chemotherapy
  14. 14. Linda@adao.us
  15. 15. USA Consumption 1900 - 2016: 31 Million Tons Linda@adao.us
  16. 16. Linda@adao.us
  17. 17. Asbestos: We have the Right to Know Linda@adao.us
  18. 18. Annamarie Diagnosed in 2014 (UT)
  19. 19. Treatment Pleural Decortication and Chemotherapy
  20. 20. Linda@adao.us
  21. 21. Linda@adao.us
  22. 22. Linda@adao.us
  23. 23. Marilyn Widowed in 2003 (PA)
  24. 24. Joe Amento, Jr. Linda@adao.us
  25. 25. Joe Amento, Jr. Died at Age 53 July 26, 2003 Joe Amento, Jr. 1950 - 2013 Linda@adao.us
  26. 26. Abandoned Keasbey & Mattison Boiler House Asbestos waste in factory basement. Linda@adao.us
  27. 27. Linda@adao.us
  28. 28. Libby, MT and Ambler, PA • 2,000 Residents • Asbestos Mine • 7 miles from Libby • 17 acres of asbestos waste • 6,000 Residents • Asbestos Factories • 0 miles from Ambler • 75 acres of asbestos waste Libby Cleanup: http://1.usa.gov/1TnGZnb Asbestos Manufacturers that ravaged the land must be responsible for clean-up
  29. 29. Heather Diagnosed in 2005 (MN)
  30. 30. Treatment Extrapleural Pneumonectomy and Chemotherapy
  31. 31. Asbestos kills up to 15,000 Americans each year Linda@adao.us
  32. 32. Deadly Asbestos Hugs Linda@adao.us
  33. 33. New Patient Profile: Younger Mesothelioma Victims Linda@adao.us
  34. 34. Justice delayed is justice denied. Linda@adao.us
  35. 35. Veterans 30% of Mesothelioma Deaths
  36. 36. Linda@adao.us
  37. 37. 1971 Ford Knew “…the cost penalty is severe ($1.25/car just for front-end brakes)”Linda@adao.us
  38. 38. 1998 – 2016 Linda@adao.us
  39. 39. Linda@adao.us
  40. 40. Real TSCA Reform must ensure the EPA can expeditiously review and take action to ban asbestos Linda@adao.us
  41. 41. ADAO Supports The Reducing Exposure to Asbestos Database Act (S.700 and H.R.2030) • Allows public access to an asbestos- contaminated product database • Protects consumer safety • Increases transparency Linda@adao.us
  42. 42. Linda@adao.us
  43. 43. “Without responsibility, accountability, and transparency – no one is safe.” Linda Reinstein

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