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Tuesday, June 9, 1998

Lack of basic environmental practices at major U.S.hospitals is resulting in serious pollution problems and contamination of major foods, including baby foods, a new study has found.

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Monday, June 1, 1998

View and Download the report here: Greening Hospitals

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Thursday, April 30, 1998

View and Download the report here: Dumping Sewage Sludge on Organic Farms

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Thursday, March 26, 1998

Under the guise of 'recycling,' millions of pounds of toxic waste are shipped each year from polluting industries to fertilizer manufacturers and farmers, who used toxic waste laden with dioxin, lead, mercury and other hazardous chemicals as raw material for fertilizers applied to U.S. farmland.

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Sunday, March 1, 1998

View and Download the report here: Factory Farming

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Monday, October 27, 1997

An analysis of campaign contributions and air pollution data released today by the Environmental Working Group concludes that too many politicians side with their contributors and against their constituents on air pollution, even in metropolitan areas where air pollution prematurely ends thousands of lives each year.

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Tuesday, October 21, 1997

EWG's analysis of campaign gifts and air pollution data concludes that too many politicians in the House of Representatives side with their contributors and against their constituents on air pollution, even in U.S. metropolitan areas where air pollution prematurely ends thousands of lives each year.

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Wednesday, October 1, 1997
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Sunday, August 31, 1997

View and Download the report here: Tough To Swallow

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Monday, August 18, 1997

EWG Air Monitoring Finds Hazardous Levels of Methyl Bromide in Yards of Castroville Residents State's Tighter Restrictions Not Enough; Neighbors Call for Ban of Chemical

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Wednesday, August 13, 1997

Mounting concern over long term health risks and the skyrocketing cost of water treatment associated with pesticide contaminated tapwater in hundreds of midwestern towns has forged an unprecedented alliance between water utilities, engineers, and chemists, and environmental protection groups.

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Friday, August 1, 1997

EPA's supplemental notice (1996) and draft Final Rule reflect major concessions made to the industry.

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Friday, July 11, 1997
About 500 cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in the United States each year are associated with microscopic airborne particles of soot (particulate matter), a new study has found. Read More
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Thursday, July 10, 1997

View and Download the report here: Particle Civics

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Wednesday, June 25, 1997
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Thursday, June 12, 1997
Rural areas are largely unaffected by toxic airborne particle pollution that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks to reduce in order to save thousands of lives in major urban areas, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Read More
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Wednesday, June 11, 1997
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Wednesday, June 4, 1997

View and Download the report here: California Kids Breath Unhealthy Air

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Thursday, May 1, 1997

View and Download the report here: Smokestacks and Smoke Screens

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Saturday, February 1, 1997

View and Download the report here: Something's in the Air

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