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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

President Trump’s budget request managed to do something few could have imagined: unite farmers and foodies.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Choosing the right sunscreen from the hundreds of products lining store shelves can be daunting. EWG researchers came up with a list of 14 worst-scoring sunscreens for kids to avoid.

 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Here’s some news you can use as you begin your weekend.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., have two things in common.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Some legislators say cotton farmers need more federal financial support. Is this true?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was recently asked by Fox News how much it will cost to clean up the nation’s most severely polluted toxic waste sites. His answer shows that the man in charge of the federal Superfund program doesn’t know how it works – or is deliberately hiding the truth that cleanup costs fall mostly on taxpayers.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Most Americans think asbestos was banned decades ago. But asbestos-caused diseases still kill up to 15,000 Americans a year.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

One out of every five political donations made to Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc. – chair of a Senate committee expected to vote this week to effectively block new consumer protection rules – came from corporate political action committees, trade associations and individuals lobbying to gut basic protections for American consumers, an EWG analysis shows.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Seat belts. Two pilots in every cockpit. Cribs that don’t strangle infants. These federal rules, and many others, have saved a lot of lives over the years. In the process they’ve made American consumer products better and given customers more confidence in their purchases.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Farm lobbyists often complain that farmers face overregulation. In fact, farmers are largely exempt from most environmental and public health regulations, including rules designed to protect drinking water.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Americans who live in highly polluted areas are likely at greater risk of developing cancers, especially breast and prostate cancers, according to a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Here’s some news you can use as you begin your weekend.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

In April, the city of Berkeley, Calif., won a major decision in a federal appeals court, allowing the city to go forward with its ordinance requiring cellphone retailers to provide consumers with information about safe cellphone use. The court denied a request by the the mobile phone industry's lobby, CTIA-The Wireless Association, which had fought the city’s attempts to educate its citizens.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Trump administration just appointed a chemical industry bigwig to a high-level chemical safety position at the Environmental Protection Agency as Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.

News Releases

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

EWG is pleased to announce that Maura E. Walsh has joined our growing team as vice president of digital strategy. Walsh, a highly-regarded digital communications leader, brings more than fifteen years experience in direct email marketing, content marketing, fundraising and advocacy.
 

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