Articles by Sydney Evans, Anthony Lacey

Quibble with Kibbles: ‘Forever chemicals’ in pet food packaging add to perils at home

The toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS create health hazards at home, since they’re used in everyday items like cookware and cosmetics – and new EWG research finds some popular pet food packaging...

New baby textile product tests show concerning levels of toxic ‘forever chemicals’

You may have noticed an uptick in media reports detailing new discoveries in various consumer products of the “forever chemicals” known as PFAS. They’re highly toxic and pervasive – and found in...

EWG comments for the NEJAC public meeting

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments for the August 18-19, 2021, meeting of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

EWG comments to NIH/NIEHS request for information for the National Emerging Contaminant Research Initiative

EWG submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in support of the development of a National Emerging Contaminant Research Initiative.

EWG comments to the NEJAC public meeting

EWG submitted comments to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council for their public meeting on June 17, 2021.

EWG Comments to EPA in Support of Regulatory Revisions to the State 1 and Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rules

EWG submitted comments to the EPA in support of regulatory revisions to the State 1 and Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rules on the regulation of additional disinfection byproducts in drinking water.

10 Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found in Louisville, Ky., Tap Water

A sample of residential tap water in Louisville, Ky, contained 10 different compounds in the family of toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS, according to laboratory tests commissioned by the...

We Want You To Protect Your Kids From Nonstick Chemicals: Here’s How

Every day more toxic nonstick chemicals are being discovered in our water, food and homes.

EWG’s Guide to Reducing Disinfection Byproducts in Pools

Swimming pool disinfection is essential and necessary to prevent skin recreational water illnesses like rashes and diarrhea caused by bacteria, viruses, and other parasites. But when pool chlorine and...

Pee in the Pool Toxic or Just Gross?

It's no secret that pee finds its way into swimming pools. In fact, the typical residential pool contains about two gallons of urine. What's worse, there are other, more alarming contaminants lurking...