Asbestos ban proposed - again
EPA's attempt was overturned by a Court of Appeals in 1991. While new uses of asbestos were banned, existing ones were not. This legislation would ban all future uses of asbestos.
AIHA says this legislation will be controversial if there is time for debate. Time is running out on Capitol Hill for action this year, but Senator Murray probably will hold hearings on the issue and will re-introduce the legislation early next year.