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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EWG Comments to FDA on Sunscreen Safety and Efficacy

EWG has submitted detailed comments to the Food and Drug Administration about the agency can improve sunscreen safety and effectiveness. We also submitted comments jointly with Safer Chemicals Healthy...

EWG Comments to EPA on the Registration Review for Pesticide Thiabendazole

Environmental Working Group submits comments to the EPA on the registration review for pesticide thiabendazole. EWG urges the EPA to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the cancer risks of...

EWG Petitions CDC to Biomonitor Public for Glyphosate

EWG has submitted a petition to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requesting biomonitoring of the American public for glyphosate, a commonly used weed-killing chemical that has been...

Environmental Working Group Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency

EWG has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency urging the EPA to include a 10-fold Food Quality Protection Act children's health safety factor for the triclosan human health...

EWG Petitions CDC To Conduct Biomonitoring Studies for Common Sunscreen Chemicals

EWG has submitted a petition to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requesting that biomonitoring of the American public include tests for common sunscreen ingredients. Research conducted...

EWG Comments on ATSDR Draft Toxicological Profile for Glyphosate

EWG submits comments on the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Draft Toxicological Profile for Glyphosate, supporting the agency's report of a possible link between glyphosate and non...

EWG Comments to California OEHHA's on Human Right to Water Framework

EWG submitted comments in support of OEHHA’s proposed framework to measure progress on California’s state law declaring the Human Right to Water for everyone in the state.

EWG Comments to EPA on Draft Toxicological Assessments of GenX

Attached are EWG’s comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on its draft toxicological assessments of GenX, the PFOA replacement chemicals, and PFBS. EWG commends the agency and the IRIS...

EWG Comments to to the Department of HHS's Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion on the Healthy People 2030 Initiative

Attached are submitted by the Environmental Working Group to the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion proposing six new objectives in the topic...

EWG Comments on EPA’s White Paper on a Working Approach to Chemical Prioritization

EWG comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s white paper on a working approach to chemical prioritization.

EWG Comments on EPA's Draft Human Health Risk Assessment for Atrazine and Draft Cumulative Human Health Risk Assessment for Triazine Herbicides

Attached are EWG's comments to Environmental Protection Agency on the agency's draft human health risk assessment for atrazine and draft cumulative human health risk assessment for triazine herbicides...

EWG Comments on the California’s OEHHA Draft Public Health Goals for Trihalomethanes

Attached is the letter of comments sent by EWG to the state of California in support of OEHHA’s proposed public health goals for disinfection byproducts trihalomethanes in drinking water.

EWG Letter to PepsiCo on Glyphosate in Oat-Based Foods Marketed to Children

Attached is a letter sent by EWG to the CEO of PepsiCo detailing recent testing that found the herbicide glyphosate in oat-based their foods marketed to children.

EWG Letter to General Mills on Glyphosate in Oat-Based Foods Marketed to Children

Attached is a letter sent by EWG to the CEO of General Mills detailing recent testing that found the herbicide glyphosate in oat-based their foods marketed to children.

EWG’s Comments on EPA’s National Leadership Summit and Engagement on PFAS Chemicals

Here is EWG's comment letter in response to EPA's National Leadership Summit and Engagement on PFAS chemicals.

EWG Comments on ATSDR Draft Toxicological Profile for PFAS

Attached are EWG’s comments to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, or ATSDR, on its draft toxicological profile on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, often referred to as PFAS. EWG...

EWG Comments on EPA's Problem Formulation for the Risk Evaluation for Asbestos

Attached are EWG's comments on EPA’s problem formulation for the risk evaluation of asbestos.

EWG Comments to USDA on Proposed GMO Labeling Rule

EWG wrote comments to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging increased transparency as the agency implements its proposed labeling rule for genetically engineered foods.

EWG’s Letter to FDA on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Meat

Attached is EWG’s letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to express concern over the high level of antibiotic-resistant bacteria being detected in supermarket meat.

EWG Comments on Peer Review of NTP's Draft Technical Reports on Cellphone Radiation

EWG submits comments on the peer review of the National Toxicology Program's draft technical reports on cellphone radio-frequency radiation. The external peer reviewers strengthened the conclusions of...

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