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‘Forever Chemicals’ Must Be Regulated as a Class

To protect the health of people, communities and the environment, the toxic fluorinated “forever chemicals” known as PFAS should not be regulated one by one but as a class, more than a dozen...

Timeline: Black Farmers and the USDA, 1920 to Present

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a long history of discrimination against Black farmers.

EWG News Roundup (1/29): Solvay Fails to Report PFAS Risk, Coalition Stages Hearing to Hold Duke Energy Accountable and More

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It’s Time To Protect Firefighters From Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Firefighters take enormous risks to protect us. Now it's time to protect them from the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS.

What the Biden Administration Should Do To Protect Children From Toxic Pesticides

The administration of President Joe Biden has a mountain of work to do to reverse the damage done by the Trump administration. It should begin by taking swift action to ban and restrict the toxic...

EWG News Roundup (1/22): Toxic Pesticides That President Biden Should Target, EPA Takes Initial Steps To Regulate PFAS and More

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EWG News Roundup (1/15): Follain Commits To Support Black-Owned Brands, Trump EPA Announces 11th-Hour Toxic Rollbacks and More

EWG News Roundup (1/15): Here's some news you can use going into the weekend.

Watch for This Harmful Chemical in Your Soda

Most people know that soda contains sweetener and carbonation, but they may not be aware of an ingredient in some soft drinks that can harm the nervous system – brominated vegetable oil, or BVO, a...

Study: Ditching Diet Drinks May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

The soda industry has long been recognized as a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. In an attempt to change the narrative, Big Soda is pushing diet drinks, spending $296 million on marketing in...

EWG News Roundup (1/8): EWG Calls for President Trump’s Removal From Office, PFAS Detected in 100 Ohio Water Systems and More

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Healthier Living

Are you looking to make a clean start to 2021? If you're ready to start living cleaner and healthier, EWG is here to help. Take a look at some of our top resolutions, with resources to help you stick...

Avoiding the Hidden Dangers in Cosmetics and Fragrance Gift Sets

It's been a long and hard year, and many of us are looking forward to the festivities and traditions of the holiday season. Although Covid-19 restrictions make it difficult for many to celebrate in...

EWG News Roundup (12/18): Biden Announces Top Environmental and Energy Nominees, Winter Healthy Skin Tips and More

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Biden Must Keep Pledge To Designate ‘Forever Chemicals’ as Hazardous Substances

In his campaign's environmental justice plan, President-elect Joe Biden made a historic commitment to tackle contamination from the toxic fluorinated “forever chemicals” known as PFAS. One critical...

Minnesota Legislator Who Believes ‘Water Cleans Itself’ Defends Potato Giant’s Irrigation Expansion in Fragile Pineland Sands

From November 2019 to February 2020, Minnesota environmental regulators met several times behind closed doors to fabricate a rationale for not holding the nation's largest potato grower accountable...

Protecting Your Skin From Winter Weather

Winter is here, and that means colder temperatures and drier air. In the grips of a global pandemic, more of us are spending time outdoors. But being outside in the cold can bring cracked lips and dry...

EWG News Roundup (12/11): EWG VERIFIED™ Diapers Launches Nationwide, Tom Vilsack as Biden’s Top Pick for Ag Secretary and More

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Harmful BPA Replacements Contaminate Store Receipts

“Would you like your receipt?” Maybe not. Your exchange with the grocery store checkout clerk may seem like an odd time to worry about hormone-disrupting chemicals, but for decades, receipts printed...

6 Ways the Biden Administration Should Protect Food and Farm Workers From Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic – worsened by the Trump administration's woefully anemic response – has taken the lives of more than 300 food and farm workers and sickened tens of thousands more, turning the...

Study: Nitrate in Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Linked to Cancer, Preterm Births and Up To $74 Million in Yearly Healthcare Costs

Nitrate contamination of drinking water in Wisconsin may cause nearly 300 cases a year of colorectal and other cancers and increase the risk of very premature births, very low birth weight and birth...
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