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Friday, July 12, 2019

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

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS have been linked to serious health problems, including cancer, harm to the reproductive system, and harm to the immune system.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

President Trump’s tariffs are a disaster for American soybean farmers, effectively cutting off access to China, their largest market. The Department of Agriculture’s bailout program has not helped most of them, because the bulk of payments go to the biggest and richest farmers.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
The number of unhealthy air days in nearly three dozen cities soared in the first two years of the Trump administration, according to an annual air pollution report released Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Farmers can keep spraying fruits and vegetables with a pesticide shown to harm a child’s brain even at low levels of exposure, the Trump Environmental Protection Agency said today.
Friday, July 12, 2019
The House passed a major defense spending bill today that includes important amendments requiring the Defense Department and the Environmental Protection Agency to monitor and clean up the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS.
Friday, July 12, 2019
The House of Representatives today approved an amendment to designate PFAS as “hazardous substances” under CERCLA, the Superfund law.