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Friday, July 13, 2018

EWG News Roundup (7/13): Here's some news you can use going into the weekend.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A Russian asbestos company is lavishing praise on Donald Trump and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thanks to President Donald Trump, Americans’ confidence in the Environmental Protection Agency has never been lower.

Monday, July 9, 2018

The wireless communications industry is rushing to blanket the nation with next-generation networks whose health effects are unknown. Despite studies linking radiation from existing networks to cancer in lab animals, the Federal Communications Commission and state legislators are bowing to industry lobbyists and clearing the way for the new networks.  

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
One of the world’s biggest producers of asbestos, a Russian company with ties to Vladimir Putin, is praising President Trump for allowing asbestos to remain legal in the U.S.
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Thursday, July 5, 2018
After 18 months of ethical scandals, profligate spending of taxpayer dollars and rollbacks of public health protections, Scott Pruitt has resigned as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. He leaves a legacy as unquestionably the worst head of the agency in its 48-year history, said EWG President Ken Cook.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Under the guise of “transparency,” the Trump administration’s proposed GMO disclosure rule may in fact codify secrecy and confusing labels for genetically modified foods, said Scott Faber, EWG’s senior vice president for government affairs.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Loopholes proposed by the Trump administration could exempt more than 10,000 – or one out of six – genetically modified foods from a new GMO disclosure law, according to a new analysis by EWG .