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Friday, January 18, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Concern among members of Congress over the Trump administration’s implementation of the updated federal chemicals law burst across the aisle this week, with both the top Republican and Democrat on a key House environment subcommittee calling for oversight hearings.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

A new analysis from the peer-reviewed scientific journal Environmental Sciences Europe documents the diametrically different approaches the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organization took when determining the cancer risk from exposure to Monsanto’s weedkiller, glyphosate.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Andrew Wheeler faces a Senate panel confirmation hearing Wednesday for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, after a six-month tenure as acting administrator that was marked by the rollback of environmental and public health protections.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/11): Here’s some more news you can use going into the weekend

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

President Trump today officially nominated Andrew Wheeler, a former top lobbyist for the coal and chemical industries, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The Trump administration is likely to allow methylene chloride, a dangerous chemical that can kill a person on contact, to remain an ingredient in paint stripper products for commercial use. The decision would be a significant retreat from a ban on the chemical for both commercial and consumer use proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency two years ago.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

News Roundup (1/4): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Alexandra Dunn to be assistant administrator in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Another 12 months is just about in the books. It was full of moments that impacted health and the environment in a variety of ways. From clean water to Kavanaugh, from Pruitt to “poop lagoons,” EWG has been with you every step of the way, keeping you in the know. As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most popular stories.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

You’d love to keep harmful chemicals out of your family’s bodies and home, but that can turn your shopping trips into even more of a production. It can be a tough decision for busy parents: Make the extra effort to track down healthy personal care products or buy what’s easily available in drug and grocery stores.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

News Roundup (12/14): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Most personal care products sold on store shelves today are made with chemicals introduced to the market decades ago. The vast majority of those ingredients have not been tested for safety, and many are linked to health hazards.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

EWG News Roundup (12/7): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

A new study from the Danish Environmental Protection Agency found toxic fluorinated, or PFAS, chemicals at high levels in nearly one-third of the cosmetics products it tested.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

A new EWG analysis of serums and essences, popularized by Korean beauty, or K-Beauty, finds that about 40 percent of the products were formulated with less hazardous ingredients. U.S. sales of K-beauty products have increased by almost 300 percent in the past two years alone.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Like K-Pop music and spicy fried chicken, skin care and beauty products from Korea are flooding the American market. U.S. sales of K-beauty products, as they’re called, have increased by almost 300 percent in the past two years alone. 

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

You shop for fruit and veggies with the EWG Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists and use only EWG VERIFIED™ mascara. Yet when the time comes to shower your kids with holiday gifts that are good for people and the environment, how do you know the presents you buy don’t contain lead, fire retardants, phthalates or other harmful materials?

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Friday, November 30, 2018

EWG News Roundup (11/30): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

If you’re traveling this holiday season, chances are your kid will have a device in his or her lap for at least part of the trip.

Don’t feel bad. We get it. Traveling with kids is harder than lifting a memory foam mattress.

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