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Monday, March 12, 2018

The more highly processed foods you eat, the higher your risk of cancer.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

News Roundup (3/9): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt just released his list of “accomplishments” as he marks his first year as administrator of the agency.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

John Konkus, a top public affairs officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, is working on the side as a media consultant. The EPA not only doesn’t have a problem with that, but won’t even say who his clients are.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder and CEO of Happy Family Brands Shazi Visram has joined the Environmental Working Group’s board of directors.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

If you’re used to first class or a private jet, flying coach can take some getting used to

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

In Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s latest blow to children’s health, the agency is shutting down a vital office that provides funding to scientists studying the impacts of toxic chemicals on kids.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

In a major victory for public health, a judge has ordered the California Department of Food and Agriculture to stop spraying toxic pesticides – including on schools, parks and lawns and near organic farms – until the agency complies with state environmental laws.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, is thought to be the first to assess occupational or domestic cleaning product exposure as it relates to the decline of lung function.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

In his first year as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has spent almost a quarter of a million dollars on first-class seats, military and charter jets, a private phone booth and other luxuries.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

The full-page ad on the back of this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is supposed to be funny.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

EWG News Roundup 2/23: Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Republican chair of the House oversight committee is demanding the travel records of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.

 
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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Public interest and government watchdog groups have petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency for all its communications with the chemical industry on the fate of asbestos under the new federal chemicals law.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Releases from chemical products, including ones we use every day in our homes, are as much a cause of air pollution as automobile emissions, according to a new study that has big implications for how airborne pollutants are regulated.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

A rash of product recalls, government warning notices and contaminated cosmetics may finally push Congress to give our broken cosmetics law a makeover.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

EWG News Roundup (2/16): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Third-graders’ reading scores in Flint, Mich., have dropped dramatically since the city’s crisis of lead contamination in drinking water began, according to reports in the Detroit Free Press and The New Republic.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tests by drinking water utilities serving 1.8 million Americans in 45 states detected lead above the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level, according to EWG’s analysis of the latest available federal data.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

EWG News Roundup (2/9): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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