What You Need to Know About the EPA’s Proposed Rule on Asbestos | The Doctor Weighs In

By: Noah Rue

The EPA’s proposed rule on asbestos may make it possible for new uses of asbestos to escape assessment exposing more Americans to this known carcinogen.

According to the NY Times, “the Russian firm Uralasbest posted on Facebook an image of its asbestos packaging that featured President Trump’s face along with the words: “Approved by Donald Trump, 45th president of the United States.” The company is one of the world’s largest producers and sellers of asbestos.” https://nyti.ms/2AH0jrN

You may think of asbestos as a building material that’s gone the way of lead paint — it’s something we no longer use in most…