Blogs and News Releases

Friday, March 27, 2020

EWG News Roundup (3/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

After issuing back-to-back reports highlighting the increasing threat nitrate pollution from agriculture poses to Minnesotans’ sourcing of drinking water from private wells, the Midwest office of the Environmental Working Group today released a letter in support of Minnesota House File 3950. H.F. 3950 requires water testing of private wells for bacteria, nitrate and arsenic before the sale or transfer of real property.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Nitrate contamination of drinking water has increased across Minnesota’s farm country, an Environmental Working Group analysis of state data has found.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

An estimated half a million Minnesotans are drinking tap water contaminated with elevated levels of nitrate, a chemical associated with cancer and other serious health problems, according to a report released today by the Environmental Working Group.

Friday, October 18, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Monday, October 7, 2019

EWG has found 508 news reports about algae blooms in the country’s lakes, ponds and rivers so far this year – 18 percent more than the 429 we found in the same period last year.

Friday, October 4, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/4): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, September 27, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, September 20, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/20): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Friday, September 13, 2019

EWG News Roundup (9/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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