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 Asks Toyota to Issue Recall on “Partnership” Claimed by EPA

Attached is a letter by EWG to the Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Motor North America on their recently announced partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency. EWG calls on Toyota backtrack...

EWG Comments on EPA Methods to Set Goal Level for Perchlorate in Tap Water

EWG’s public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Drinking Water urge it to protect American children from perchlorate exposure by establishing a Maximum Contaminant Level Goal...

EWG Comments on Pyrethroid/Pyrethrin Insecticide Risk Assessments

EWG’s public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticides demand it fully consider the risks of low-dose exposures to pyrethroid pesticides during pregnancy and childhood...

EWG Comments on Scoping of First 10 Chemicals Under TSCA Review

Attached are EWG’s comments on how the EPA should scope the first 10 chemicals it will review under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act.

EWG, Other Groups’ Letter Supports San Francisco Ordinance Requiring Disclosure of Antibiotics in Meat

Attached is a letter signed by EWG in support of proposed legislation that would require large grocery chains in San Francisco to report antibiotic use policies associated with their fresh meat and...

EWG’s Comments to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on 1,2-DCE in Drinking Water

Below and attached are EWG’s comments to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment in support of a proposed update of the public health goals for Cis-/Trans- 1,2-Dichloroethylene...

EWG Urges EPA to Ban Unnecessary Uses of Bee-Killing Pesticides

EWG and 122,210 supporters write to EPA’s pesticide office urging it to ban all unnecessary uses of neonicotinoid insecticides as it completes its assessment of their ecological effects. Canada and...

EWG's Responses to Proposed Rule Questions Under Consideration for USDA's GMO Disclosure Standard

As part of its process for implementing the mandatory GMO disclosure law passed by Congress last year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has published 30 questions under consideration for USDA’s...

EWG Comments to the National Toxicology Program on the Evaluation of the Cancer Hazards of Haloacetic Acids

Below and attached are comments EWG submitted in support of the National Toxicology Program’s evaluation of the cancer hazards of haloacetic acids, water disinfection byproducts found in tap water...

EWG Testimony to the Senate Agriculture Committee on Organic Agriculture’s Place in the 2018 Farm Bill

Below is testimony submitted for the record to the Senate Agriculture Committee for the hearing “Opportunities in Global and Local Markets, Specialty Crops, and Organics: Perspectives for the 2018...

Nation’s Pediatricians, EWG Urge EPA to Ban Pesticide that Harms Kids’ Brains

On June 27, 2017, the American Academy for Pediatrics and EWG sent the letter attached and below to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on the agency's recent decision to pull...

EWG Comments to the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors

Below and attached are comments EWG has submitted to the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors on the NTP's efforts to investigate the effects of cumulative exposures to mixtures...

EWG Comments to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on Glyphosate Exposure

Below and attached are comments EWG has submitted to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on the agency’s proposed No Significant Risk Limit for human intake of Monsanto’s...

EWG Comments on Use of Term "Healthy" in the Labeling of Food Products

Below are comments EWG has submitted in response to the Food and Drug Administration's request for input on updating its guidance on the use of “healthy” claims on packaged foods. Given the advances...

EWG Files FOIA Requests to the EPA and USDA for Additional Information on Chloyphiphos Decision

On April 11, 2017, American Oversight and EWG filed Freedom of Information Act requests to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture over chlorpyrifos action. Linked here...

EWG Letter to the Food Companies in Opposition to H.R. 5

Below is the text of a letter from EWG and other environmental health non-governmental organizations to food companies in opposition of H.R. 5, the so-called Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017...

EWG Letter to the Members of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committees, in Opposition to H.R. 5

Below is the text of a letter from EWG and other environmental health non-governmental organizations to members of the Senate committees on Homeland Security and Government Affairs in opposition of H...

EWG Guidance for Industry on Use of Term "Healthy" in the Labeling of Food Products

Below are comments submitted by EWG in response to the Food and Drug Administration's request for input on guidance for the food industry on the use of the term "healthy" on food packaging. -- March 9...

EWG Letter to the Department of Justice, Calling for an Investigation Into Scott Pruitt

Below is the text of a letter from EWG to the Department of Justice, calling for an investigation into claims made by EPA nominee Scott Pruitt.

EWG Calls on Fast Food Companies to Remove Nonstick Chemicals From Packaging Supply Chain

This morning EWG released a report, which showed that many fast food chains nationwide still use food wrappers, bags and boxes coated with highly fluorinated chemicals.

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