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None of the Above: The False Energy ‘Solutions’ America Doesn’t Need

America is at an energy crossroads. Over the past decade, the phenomenal growth of clean, cost-efficient, renewable energy sources has shown the environmental and economic folly of reliance on the...

EWG News Roundup (3/12): Northern Virginia Water Contaminated With PFAS, Michael Regan Confirmed as EPA Administrator and More

EWG News Roundup (3/12): Here's some news you can use going into the weekend.

EWG News Roundup (2/26): Trump’s USDA Sent Farm Subsidies to Richest Farmers, Environmental Racism in America and More

EWG News Roundup (2/26): Here's some news you can use going into the weekend.

Environmental Racism: A Public Health Crisis

Last month, after a year-long investigation, former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other officials were charged for their roles in the Flint water crisis – the environmental disaster that shocked...

USDA Data: Nearly All Pandemic Bailout Funds Went to White Farmers

Nearly all of the billions of dollars in federal farm bailouts to offset the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic went to white farmers, newly revealed Department of Agriculture data show.

There She Goes Again: Duke CEO ‘Not Prepared’ To Embrace the Renewable Energy Future

In an interview last month for TIME, Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good began by saying what a utility executive should say now, as the climate crisis demands a rapid transition to clean, safe, renewable...

EWG News Roundup (2/12): Black-Owned-Brand Filter Added to Skin Deep® Database, EWG Calls on EPA To Ban Brain-Damaging Pesticide and More

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3 Things Parents Should Know About Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Foods

Many popular baby food brands contain dangerous levels of mercury, lead, cadmium and arsenic, according to a new investigation by a House of Representatives oversight committee. Exposure to these...

Will the Pentagon Continue To Flout State Standards for ‘Forever Chemicals’?

In 2019, in the absence of enforceable federal limits, New Hampshire became one of the first states to set its own drinking water standards for the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS.

EWG News Roundup (2/5): Investigation Finds Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Food, the Recent History of USDA Discrimination Against Black Farmers and More

On Thursday, a congressional investigation revealed it had found that a number of widely sold baby food brands are tainted with dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium...

‘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.

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

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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...
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