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Friday, November 16, 2018

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, news of a salmonella outbreak in turkey is a serious concern.

Friday, November 16, 2018

EWG News Roundup (11/16) - Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Cities across the nation are fighting a provision in the House of Representatives’ version of the federal farm bill that would block cities, counties and school districts from restricting the use of toxic pesticides on playgrounds and parks.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Today, 51 environmental and public health groups, including EWG, called on Amazon and eBay to remove illegal skin care products containing dangerous levels of mercury. 

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Friday, November 16, 2018
After a career as a coal lobbyist and five months as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler has been tapped by President Trump to be the agency’s next administrator.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
GenX, introduced a decade ago as a “safer” alternative for the notorious non-stick chemicals PFOA and PFOS, is nearly as toxic to people as what it replaced, says an Environmental Protection Agency study released today.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Seasonal spikes of atrazine – a weed killer that can disrupt hormones and harm developing fetuses – contaminate drinking water in corn-growing areas of the Midwest and beyond, according to an analysis of federal records by the Environmental Working Group.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
The results of the mid-term elections are a repudiation of President Trump’s pro-polluter agenda that could not have come at a more critical time for the health and well-being of every American, said Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook.