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The latest from EWG’s staff of experts

Monday, February 25, 2019

In coming weeks, members of Congress will again introduce bipartisan bills to ensure that the chemicals used in cosmetics and other everyday personal care products are safe

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Last week, as he unveiled the Environmental Protection Agency’s toothless “action plan” on fluorinated chemicals, acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler maintained that the current guideline of 70 parts per trillion, or ppt, for the compound PFOA is a safe level in drinking water.

Friday, February 15, 2019

News Roundup (2/15): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The toxic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a national crisis demanding action.

Friday, February 8, 2019

EWG News Roundup (2/8): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Much of EWG’s work means warning you about potentially harmful chemicals in your water, food or consumer products. So we’re glad to report some good news: Recent tests of San Francisco tap water detected no harmful pesticides in any of the locations sampled.  

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The toxic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a national crisis demanding national action.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly has decided not to set legal limits for the toxic fluorinated chemicals PFOA and PFOS in drinking water. The news is deeply disturbing, because an estimated 110 million Americans may be contaminated with those cancer-linked compounds or others in the chemical family known as PFAS.

Friday, February 1, 2019

News Roundup (2/1): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, January 25, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/25): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, January 18, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, January 11, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/11): Here’s some more news you can use going into the weekend

Friday, January 4, 2019

News Roundup (1/4): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Far more American children die working in agriculture than in any other industry, and thousands more are injured while working on farms, according to a recent little-noticed report by the investigative arm of Congress. Yet the Trump administration wants to relax farmworker safety rules to allow kids as young as 16 to spray dangerous pesticides on crops.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Another 12 months is just about in the books. It was full of moments that impacted health and the environment in a variety of ways. From clean water to Kavanaugh, from Pruitt to “poop lagoons,” EWG has been with you every step of the way, keeping you in the know. As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most popular stories.

Friday, December 21, 2018

News Roundup (12/21): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

By failing to require full disclosure of genetically modified ingredients in food, the Trump administration has forced food companies to decide whether they’re truly committed to being transparent about what’s in the food they sell.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

News Roundup (12/14): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, December 7, 2018

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

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