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Testimony & Official Correspondence

Monday, November 26, 2007

 

November 26, 2007
Docket: Sunscreen Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use; Proposed Amendment of Final Monograph
Docket number: 1978N-0038
RIN: 0910-AF43
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Thursday, November 8, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2007 CONTACT: Jovana Ruzicic, EWG Public Affairs (202) 939-9144 WASHINGTON - Environmental Working Group (EWG) Senior Scientist, Anila Jacob, M.D., M.P.H., praised the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee's vote adopting The Safe Drinking Water for Healthy Communities Act that would require EPA to set a federal health-protective drinking water standard for the toxic rocket fuel ingredient, perchlorate. This vote today is the first time Congress has taken action to prevent the public's exposure to this harmful rocket fuel ingredient.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Hearing: Examination of the Licensing Process for the Yucca Mountain Repository
Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at 10 am Submitted for the Record

Thursday, November 1, 2007

WASHINGTON - Environmental Working Group (EWG) Public Lands Senior Analyst Dusty Horwitt, called on the Congress to reform the 1872 Mining Act, signed into law by Ulysses S. Grant and not amended in any meaningful way since.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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October 10, 2007

The Honorable Patty Murray
United States Senate - Washington
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Barbara Boxer
Chair, Committee on Environment and Public Works
United States Senate - California
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator Murray and Madam Chairwoman:

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Monday, October 1, 2007

Summary

Mr. Chairman, distinguished Members of the Committee: My name is Dusty Horwitt, and I am a Public Lands Analyst at Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit research and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, and Oakland, California. I thank the members of the Committee for this opportunity to testify.

For the last several years, the Environmental Working Group has analyzed mining claims on federal land, using computerized data provided by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Monday, October 1, 2007

Before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 9:30 a.m.

Public Lands Analyst

Environmental Working Group

Submitted for the Record

Background

Mr. Chairman, distinguished Members of the Committee: my name is Dusty Horwitt, and I am a Public Lands Analyst at Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit research and advocacy organization based in Washington, DC, and Oakland, California. I thank the members of the Committee for this opportunity to testify.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2007

 

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September 26, 2007

Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D.

Commissioner of Food and Drugs

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857

Dear Dr. von Eschenbach:

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Monday, August 6, 2007

Background.

Friday, January 25, 2008

BPA Experts Find Hundreds of Errors in Government Assessment

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August 6, 2007

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