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Coalition for Asbestos Resolution

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This article is part of the Center for Media & Democracy's spotlight on front groups and corporate spin.

The Coalition for Asbestos Resolution (CAR) is a front group created by the GAF Corporation to lobby Congress to pass an industry asbestos bailout package in 2000.

The bill would have created tax breaks for asbestos manufacturers for payments for made for asbestos litigation claims.[1]

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  1. Stephen Labaton, How a Company Lets Its Cash Talk", New York Times, October 17, 1999.

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