Testimony & Official Correspondence

Thursday, January 31, 2019

EWG submitted comments in support of OEHHA’s proposed framework to measure progress on California’s state law declaring the Human Right to Water for everyone in the state.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Attached are EWG’s comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on its draft toxicological assessments of GenX, the PFOA replacement chemicals, and PFBS. EWG commends the agency and the IRIS program but urges the EPA to establish health-protective guidelines for this entire class of chemicals.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Attached are submitted by the Environmental Working Group to the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion proposing six new objectives in the topic areas of environmental health and cancer for the Healthy People 2030 initiative.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

EWG comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s white paper on a working approach to chemical prioritization.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Attached is the letter of comments sent by EWG to the state of California in support of OEHHA’s proposed public health goals for disinfection byproducts trihalomethanes in drinking water.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Attached are EWG's comments to Environmental Protection Agency on the agency's draft human health risk assessment for atrazine and draft cumulative human health risk assessment for triazine herbicides (atrazine, simazine and propazine).

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Attached is a letter sent by EWG to the CEO of PepsiCo detailing recent testing that found the herbicide glyphosate in oat-based their foods marketed to children.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Attached is a letter sent by EWG to the CEO of General Mills detailing recent testing that found the herbicide glyphosate in oat-based their foods marketed to children.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Here is EWG’s comment letter in response to EPA’s National Leadership Summit and Engagement on PFAS chemicals.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Attached are EWG’s comments to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, or ATSDR, on its draft toxicological profile on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, often referred to as PFAS.

EWG commends the agency on its assessment and inclusion of the most up-to-date science, but urges the agency to go further and establish health-protective guidelines for this entire class of chemicals.

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