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Thursday, November 9, 2017

"You know what courage means – it means never giving up, never sitting down, and never staying quiet when our health and our planet are at stake." - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

A quick look back on EWG’s biggest accomplishments in 2015.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Pregnant women’s exposure to a rocket fuel chemical, which contaminates drinking water for millions of Americans, could harm the development of fetuses' brains, a new British study found.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Of all the dangers that could be present in our homes, dust may not be the first to come to mind.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EWG President Ken Cook interviews Louise Greenspan, MD, and Julianna Deardorff, Ph.D. – two leading experts on the root causes and potential consequences of early puberty in girls – on their new book "The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today's Girls." 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Alexandra Cousteau – a National Geographic explorer, environmentalist and mother – explains how the Environmental Working Group has helped her family live a happier, healthier life.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Jessica Assaf, EWG teen body burden study participant and natural beauty entrepreneur, discusses the results of the study and how EWG's Skin Deep® Database changed her life.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

From all of us at EWG to all of you, THANK YOU for being a part of our community! We're thrilled and honored to have reached over 300,000 Facebook fans!

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Join us in celebrating the Environmental Working Group's 20th anniversary!

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

In the summer of 2013, EWG teamed up with Keep A Breast's Non Toxic Revolution to help teach teens about the importance of using safer sunscreen. 

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Under President Trump's leadership, the U.S. has attained a unique – and shameful – distinction: the only nation on Earth to reject the Paris agreement on climate change.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (11/3): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will deliver remarks at the annual board meeting of the American Chemistry Council, the main chemical industry trade and lobby group, according to a press report by the Washington Post.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency reported that 1 percent of samples from public drinking water systems nationwide were contaminated with PFOA, a nonstick chemical formerly used to make DuPont's Teflon.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Women seeking to get pregnant could significantly improve their chances by eating conventional fruits and vegetables with fewer pesticide residues, or eating organic produce, according to a new study in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

A pesticide called dicamba has become a poster child for the arms race between ever-stronger weeds and ever-stronger weed killers.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Americans spend as much as 90 percent of their time indoors. That’s why it’s more important than ever to think about indoor air quality and health.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

EWG’s News Roundup (10/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Federal law on cosmetics and other personal care products is badly broken and has not been updated for nearly 80 years. 

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