Official Correspondence

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

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Letter to JOEM: Retract fraudulent chromium-6 paper

In December, EWG outlined the environmental consulting firm ChemRisk's violated the ethical standards of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) with their activities surrounding...

EWG Letter to the FDA Re: Benzene

February 28, 2006 Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs U.S. Food and Drug Administration 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 Dear Dr. von Eschenbach: We have recently...

EWG Asks Five States, Does Your Tap Water Contain Teflon Chemicals?

A preliminary Environmental Working Group (EWG) survey identified the following manufacturing facilities that use the Teflon chemical PFOA in their operations: Dyneon in Aston, PA; Clariant in...

EWG Supports EPA's Decision to Suspend CHEERS

January 24, 2005 Stephen L. Johnson Deputy Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency 1102A USEPA Headquarters Ariel Rios Building 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20460 Dear Deputy...

Farm Policy for the Rest of Us

Kenneth A. Cook Speech to The American Bankers Association Agricultural Bankers Annual Meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota November 16, 2004 "Most people not on the receiving end of farm program payments...

ACC's $2 million Grant to EPA Comes With String Attached

October 29, 2004 Dr. Paul Gilman, Assistant Administrator Environmental Protection Agency Ariel Rios Building 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20460 Dear Dr. Gilman: Thank you for your...

EWG Statement on NAS Human Research Report

EWG sent this letter to the NAS Committee co-chair after the group approved the highly controversial procedure of using humans in laboratory tests for pesticides and other chemicals. February 23, 2004...

Data Quality Act Challenge

Dr. David Acheson Chief Medical Officer Office of Science Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition U.S. Food and Drug Administration Harvey W. Wiley Federal Building 5100 Paint Branch Parkway Mail...

EWG Briefing: Mercury in Seafood

EWG demonstrates that women complying with FDA's dietary guidelines for fish consumption during pregnancy will ingest unsafe amounts of mercury when they select fish with elevated mercury levels, like...

EWG TSCA 8(e) Petition to US EPA

EWG asks EPA administrator Whitman to investigation apparent reporting violations by DuPont Chemical. EWG submits documentation that DuPont had determined that 2 of 7 babies born to Teflon-exposed...

EWG's Comments on CCA Ban Petition HP01-3

Testimony before the Consumer Product Safety Commission Jane Houlihan Vice President for Research Environmental Working Group Washington DC Download the PowerPoint File March 17, 2003 I appreciate the...

DuPont sent this letter to a bird owner who put up a website about the danger of Teflon to birds

----- Original Message ----- From: "Cheryl L Mitchell" < [email protected] > To: [NAME REMOVED] Subject: Use of DuPont trademark To Whom It May Concern: It has come to our attention...

EWG Petitions CDC to Test for PFOA

Download letter and analysis as PDF December 6, 2002 Ms. Dorothy Sussman Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health Division of Laboratory Sciences Mail Stop F...
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