Asbestos Foes See Boost For Ban Bill From Olin Support, Spending Rider

Inside EPA US

Advocates for banning commercial imports and use of asbestos are rallying to push a legislative ban over the finish line with the help of a new and unusual ally, Olin Corp. — one of the largest remaining users of the mineral — and a little-noticed provision in last year’s spending bill they say resolves a battle over asbestos-contaminated talc that sunk a prior bill. For the full text, click here