Testimony & Official Correspondence

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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November 27, 2007 Ms. Cynthia Oshita Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment Proposition 65 Implementation P.O. Box 401 1001 I Street, 19th Floor Sacramento, CA 95812-4010

Dear Ms. Oshita:

Tuesday, December 18, 2007



To the National Research Council
Committee on the Health Risks of Phthalates

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December 18, 2007

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Thursday, December 13, 2007


December 4, 2007

Tom DeLuca/Al Kaufman
Toys “R” Us, Inc. Headquarters
One Geoffrey Way
Wayne, NJ 07480-2030

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

EWG's comments to FDA regarding its 2007 draft sunscreen rules.

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Monday, November 26, 2007


November 26, 2007
Docket: Sunscreen Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use; Proposed Amendment of Final Monograph
Docket number: 1978N-0038
RIN: 0910-AF43
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Thursday, November 8, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2007 CONTACT: Jovana Ruzicic, EWG Public Affairs (202) 939-9144 WASHINGTON - Environmental Working Group (EWG) Senior Scientist, Anila Jacob, M.D., M.P.H., praised the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee's vote adopting The Safe Drinking Water for Healthy Communities Act that would require EPA to set a federal health-protective drinking water standard for the toxic rocket fuel ingredient, perchlorate. This vote today is the first time Congress has taken action to prevent the public's exposure to this harmful rocket fuel ingredient.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Hearing: Examination of the Licensing Process for the Yucca Mountain Repository
Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at 10 am Submitted for the Record

Thursday, November 1, 2007

WASHINGTON - Environmental Working Group (EWG) Public Lands Senior Analyst Dusty Horwitt, called on the Congress to reform the 1872 Mining Act, signed into law by Ulysses S. Grant and not amended in any meaningful way since.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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October 10, 2007

The Honorable Patty Murray
United States Senate - Washington
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Barbara Boxer
Chair, Committee on Environment and Public Works
United States Senate - California
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator Murray and Madam Chairwoman:

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Monday, October 1, 2007


Mr. Chairman, distinguished Members of the Committee: My name is Dusty Horwitt, and I am a Public Lands Analyst at Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit research and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, and Oakland, California. I thank the members of the Committee for this opportunity to testify.

For the last several years, the Environmental Working Group has analyzed mining claims on federal land, using computerized data provided by the Bureau of Land Management.