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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Thanks to the hard work of many advocacy organizations, including EWG, that lack of transparency may change very soon. California will likely become the first state in the nation to pass legislation that would require furniture labels to declare whether or not the product contains toxic flame retardant chemicals.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Working with nature is not simple. But you can make a good living at it when you get your business model and growing system in place.

Monday, August 25, 2014

What’s actually troubling is that big agriculture continues to shamelessly attempt to shift blame rather than take responsibility.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Hollie Russon Gilman, the former White House advisor on open government and innovation, is this year’s recipient of EWG’s Chris Campbell Award  for public service and technological creativity.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A U.S. Department of Agriculture recommendation to deregulate new varieties of genetically engineered corn and soybean seeds would bring a chemical manufacturer one step closer to selling a new toxic weed killer that would threaten human health and the environment.
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A new survey of Iowa farmland finds that “ephemeral gullies” are still ravaging many crop fields despite a few welcome signs of improvement compared to a year ago. Unprotected fields were once again battered by spring storms this year, according to a report released today by the Environmental Working Group.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Scientists at the Environmental Working Group and Duke University have found evidence that the average level of a cancer-causing fire retardant chemical in the bodies of children tested was nearly five times the average in their mothers, according to a new study released today.
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Friday, August 1, 2014
Fifty members of Congress are standing up for children’s health by urging the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture to reject a new toxic weed killer, “Enlist Duo TM ,” and the genetically engineered seeds that would be used with it.
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