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Ban Asbestos Now: Taking Action to Save Lives and Livelihoods, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, May 8, 2019   [open pdf - 8MB]

This is the May 8, 2019 hearing on "Ban Asbestos Now: Taking Action to Save Lives and Livelihoods," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. From the opening statement of Paul Tonko: "Today's legislative hearing will examine H.R. 1603, the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019. [...] This legislation would prohibit the manufacture, the processing, and distribution of asbestos and asbestos-containing mixtures and articles one year after its enactment. It allows for a limited exemption for national security purposes and requires a report to Congress on legacy uses; for example, asbestos already in buildings." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Alexandra D. Dunn, Linda Reinstein, Rebecca L. Reindel, Michael P. Walls, and Celeste Monforton.

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Serial No. 116-30
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2021
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Public Domain
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