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Testimony & Official Correspondence

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

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

Senior Scientist, Environmental Working Group

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.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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:

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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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