Official Correspondence

We've compiled and archived letters and other official correspondence from EWG to government agencies, elected officials, industry associations and companies.

Areas of Focus

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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 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 response to EPA's ANPRM of “Clean Water Act Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Organic Chemicals, Plastics, and Synthetic Fibers Point Source Category.”

Attached are comments EWG filed in response to an EPA advance notice of proposed rulemaking, “Clean Water Act Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Organic Chemicals, Plastics, and...

EWG comments to USDA’s Notice of Request for Public Comment on the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

EWG submitted comments to the United States Department of Agriculture on the agency’s future climate-smart agriculture and forestry strategies, and cautioned the USDA against promoting industrial...

EWG comments to California OEHHA on the new version of EnviroScreen

EWG submitted comments to California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment in support of the revisions of the new draft version of CalEnviroScreen and applauds the agency's efforts to...

EWG comments to NTP to prioritize professional and domestic cleaning workers in their occupational and inhalation exposure program

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments urging the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Toxicology Program to include the exposures of professional and domestic cleaning workers...

EWG comments to NAS on EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System program

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, emphasizing the Hallmarks of Cancer approach as a part of the cancer hazard...

EWG Comments to EPA's National Environmental Justice Advisory Council on Water Quality Concerns

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments to urge the EPA’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council to focus on drinking water quality concerns in overburdened communities across the...

EWG Comments on the EPA Office of Research and Development Staff Handbook for Developing IRIS Assessments Public Comment Draft

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments to the EPA Office of Research and Development urging the agency to include the Hallmarks of Cancer approach as a part of the cancer hazard...

Comments From 30 Organizations to the EPA on Interim Guidance on the Destruction and Disposal of PFAS Chemicals

The Environmental Working Group, along with more than 30 environmental and public health organizations, submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s interim guidance on the destruction...

EWG Comments to EPA To Ban All Uses of Chlorpyrifos

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments to the EPA urging the agency to revoke the proposed interim decision for chlorpyrifos, issued in December 2020, to cancel all chlorpyrifos uses, and...

EWG Comments to NTP to Strengthen and Prioritize the Goal of Environmental Justice

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments urging the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Toxicology Program to strengthen and broaden the NTP efforts to identify and characterize...

EWG Letter EPA on Solvay's Failure to Submit Key Health and Safety Studies

The Environmental Working Group submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency requesting TSCA 8(e) enforcement for Solvay’s failure to submit key health and safety studies within a timely...

EWG Comments to Oregon Health Authority to Revise Its Report “Wireless Technology Health Risks”

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments to Oregon Health Authority, calling on the OHA to revise its report “Wireless Technology Health Risks” by including the latest findings from human...

EWG Comments to EPA Opposing New Uses of Aldicarb

EWG submitted comments to the EPA in opposition to proposed new uses of the neurotoxic insecticide aldicarb on oranges and grapefruit in Texas and Florida.

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.

EWG Comments to California OEHHA to Prioritize Chemicals for Proposition 65 Review

EWG submitted comments to California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee to recommend the prioritization of four...

EWG Comments to California OEHHA Supporting Their Decision on Synthetic Food Dyes

EWG submitted comments to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, expressing support for the OEHHA's conclusion that synthetic food dyes may cause or exacerbate...

EWG Comments to NEJAC to Consider Both Historical and Current PFAS Contamination

Environmental Working Group presented comments to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, urging the Council to consider both historical and current PFAS contamination and to ensure that...

EWG Comments on EPA’s Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

Attached are EWG comments on EPA’s decision to regulate PFOA and PFOS in drinking water.

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