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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Earlier this year, EWG reported results of tests that found the notorious carcinogen asbestos in samples of talc-based cosmetics. EWG-commissioned tests by Scientific Analytical Institute found asbestos in three of 21 cosmetics products, including two eye shadow palettes and one toy makeup kit marketed to children. 

Monday, November 23, 2020

This year the Covid-19 pandemic has many Americans rethinking how they’re spending Thanksgiving. EWG took a fresh look at some of the holiday’s traditions, and we have these tips to make your Thanksgiving healthier for you and the planet.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

This year many Americans are rethinking how they will celebrate Thanksgiving during the Covid-19 pandemic. Although this holiday will probably look different from any in recent memory, it's still important to celebrate with familiar foods and rituals.

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Latest News

Thursday, December 3, 2020
A House-Senate conference committee today approved a final version of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021, which both houses will vote on before it goes to the White House for President Trump’s signature or veto.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
The following is a statement from Scott Faber, EWG’s senior vice president for government affairs, on the Covid-19 relief package released today by a bipartisan group of senators.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
As President Trump’s remaining days in office dwindle, so is automakers’ support for his scheme to overturn California’s tough emissions and mileage standards, leaving Toyota and Fiat Chrysler as the major remaining holdouts.
Monday, November 30, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency today released an "interim strategy" for addressing industrial discharges of the toxic fluorinated “forever chemicals” called PFAS. The strategy document encourages EPA officials, when issuing permits to industrial dischargers, to “consider” whether PFAS discharges should be limited but lacks any enforceable standards for such discharges.