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Testimony & Official Correspondence

Friday, May 9, 2008

EWG's Renee Sharp testifies to the California state Senate about the need to remove BPA and lead from children's products.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Senior Analyst
Environmental Working Group

Before the California State Senate Committee on Environmental Quality

Hearing on Senate Bill 1313
April 7, 2008

Tuesday, April 22, 2008
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April 17, 2008

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

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

For Immediate Release: April 10, 2008

Contact: Bill Walker, (510) 444-0973 x301

OAKLAND, Calif., April 10 – Environmental Working Group (EWG) Vice President/West Coast Bill Walker issued the following statement applauding the recent passage of California Senate Bill 1313, by Sen. Ellen Corbett, to ban the use of PFC chemicals in food packaging out of the Committee on Environmental Quality.

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

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
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
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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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