Testimony & Official Correspondence

Thursday, February 28, 2008

WASHINGTON - Legislation before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials would go a long way toward ending the scourge of asbestos disease and mortality in the U.S. by effectively banning most uses of the cancer causing material.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Protecting Public Health from Phthalates Will Require Consideration of Cumulative Risks

Statement of Olga Naidenko, Ph.D., Senior Scientist

Environmental Working Group

To the National Research Council

Meeting 2 – Committee on the Health Risks of Phthalates

February 21, 2008

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Thursday, March 18, 2010

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February 1, 2008

Lydia B. Parnes, Director

Bureau of Consumer Protection

Federal Trade Commission

600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20580

Food and Drug Administration

Harvey W. Wiley Federal Building

5100 Paint Branch Parkway

College Park, MD 20740-3835

Dr. Kathleen Ellwood, Director

Friday, February 1, 2008

EWG urged the California Air Resources Board to set strict, health-based standards for cleaning products, cosmetics and other consumer goods.

Monday, February 4, 2008

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January 25, 2008

Dr. Michael D. Shelby


Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction

National Institute of Environmental Health Services

Department of Health and Human Services

P.O. Box 12233

MD EC-32

Research Triangle Park, NC27709

Re: Comments on the Bisphenol A (BPA) Expert Panel Report

Dear Dr. Shelby:

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Charles Lane uncorked this beaut last week, after the Dorgan-Grassley and Klobuchar amendments went down. It's a fitting contribution to the legacy of the late Peter Milius, who roared on the Post's editorial page about the inequities and inanities of farm bills for many years.

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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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