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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Today is the first day of an Environmental Protection Agency summit on perfluorinated substances, or PFAS. The group of chemicals is linked to a host of health issues, including cancer, thyroid disease, weakened immunity and other health issues.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Children are exposed to brominated and organophosphate flame retardants from nap mats at child care centers, but switching to mats without the chemicals reduces kids’ exposures, according to a new study from scientists at Indiana University and Toxic-Free Future, a nonprofit organization based in Seattle.

Friday, May 18, 2018

When the House considers the farm bill this morning, watch out for defenders of unlimited farm subsidies delivering misinformation.

Friday, May 18, 2018

News Roundup (5/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Today, just ahead of Memorial Day weekend, the Environmental Working Group released its 12th annual Guide to Sunscreens, rating the safety and efficacy of more than 1,000 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that advertise sun protection.
Monday, May 21, 2018
The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office is a former spokesman for a California oil company that has a long record of environmental violations.
Friday, May 18, 2018
House leaders failed to garner enough support to pass their version of the 2018 farm bill. The following is a statement from Environmental Working Group Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Scott Faber in response to the failed House bill, H.R. 2, the Food and Agriculture Act of 2018.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt announced plans to repeal major safety rules for chemical and fertilizer plants, which President Obama’s administration put in place to protect workers and people who live near more than 10,000 facilities across the U.S.
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