10,000 Americans Die of Asbestos Exposure Every Year
You’ve called this hearing to examine the health effects of asbestos and ways to minimize its harm. I’ve worked on this issue for six years, and I can tell you that:
Asbestos is deadly; It’s devastating families and communities; and, Every day that we wait to ban it, we’re sentencing more Americans to an early and avoidable death.
Studies show that asbestos exposure kills up to 10,000 Americans each year. I want to introduce you to two of them.Courtesy of Senator Murray's Asbestos Update.