Sign up to receive email updates, action alerts, health tips, promotions to support our work and more from EWG. You can opt-out at any time. [Privacy]

 

Testimony & Official Correspondence

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

WASHINGTON – The powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee today launched a landmark investigation in the chemical industry lobby group, The American Chemistry Council (ACC). In a letter addressed to the President of the American Chemistry Council, committee chairman Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), and Rep.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

EWG's review of scientific evidence and biomonitoring data for the common sunscreen ingredient oxybenzone.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Statement of Dr. Anila Jacob, M.D., M.P.H

Senior Scientist, Environmental Working Group

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Download this letter as a PDF March 21, 2008
The Honorable Harry M. Reid Majority Leader The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader The Honorable Tom Harkin Chairman Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry The Honorable Saxby Chambliss Ranking Member Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry The Honorable Max Baucus Chairman Committee on Finance The Honorable Chuck Grassley Ranking Member Committee on Finance United States Senate Washington, DC 20510
Key Issues: 
Friday, March 21, 2008

 

EWG urges the California Air Resources Board to reverse a proposal that would weaken safety and anti-smog standards for cleaning products, cosmetics and other household products.

Monday, June 23, 2008

For Immediate Release: March 14, 2008

Contact: EWG, Jovana Ruzicic, (202) 939 9144

WASHINGTON – A new report by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) released today found a toxic chemical linked to cancer in over 40 percent products that call themselves “natural”.

Last year, Environmental Working Group (EWG) found the carcinogen known as 1,4-dioxane in 28 percent of all personal care products after and exhaustive study of the ingredients in over 27,000 products.

Key Issues: 
Monday, June 1, 2009

Immediate Release: Monday, March 10, 2008 Contact: EWG Public Affairs (202) 667-6982 WASHINGTON - A wide range of pharmaceuticals that include antibiotics, sex hormones, and drugs used to treat epilepsy and depression, contaminate drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, according to a 5-month investigation by the Associated Press National Investigation Team released today.

Key Issues: 
Monday, July 14, 2008

WASHINGTON - A wide range of pharmaceuticals that include antibiotics, sex hormones, and drugs used to treat epilepsy and depression, contaminate drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, according to a 5-month investigation by the Associated Press National Investigation Team released today.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Federal health officials have acknowledged that childhood vaccinescontributed to a young girl developing a brain disorder "with features ofautism spectrum disorder.” An underlying metabolic disorder increased hervulnerability to neurological damage.

Key Issues: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

WASHINGTON, March 3 – Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials ordered auditors from the Government Accountability Office out of their offices, and ordered USDA employees not to speak with them. GAO was investigating allegations that USDA deliberately gave false information to auditors looking into the Department’s alleged mishandling of civil rights complaints.

Environmental Working Group and the National Black Farmers Association, which have been working to win justice for black farmers who were discriminated against for farm loans, issued the following statement:

Key Issues: 

Pages