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

Areas of Focus

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FDA FOIA Re: Brazilian Blowout

FOIA request to FDA regarding reports from Oregon regarding the discovery of formaldehyde in test samples of Brazilian Blowout.

FTC FOIA Re: Brazilian Blowout

EWG has been monitoring reports from Oregon regarding the discovery of formaldehyde in test samples of Brazilian Blowout – despite claims that the products are “formaldehyde free.” Oregon health...

EWG Urges FDA to Focus on Cosmetics in 5-Year Plan

EWG comments on FDA's 5-year plan urge the agency to give priority to cosmetics safety, particularly nanotechnology in cosmetics, surveillance of adverse reactions and consumer education of...

New Research Fuels Demand for BPA-Free Food Cans

EWG writes FDA commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg that a pivotal new study intensifies concerns about the danger of bisphenol A, plastics chemical and synthetic estrogen, to public health.

EWG Lauds Proposed Curbs on Chemical Industry Secrecy

EWG applauds EPA's proposal to strengthen regulations on chemical production and use data under the Toxic Substances Control Act.

Comments to EPA request premarket safety testing for nanomaterials

EWG opposes an EPA pesticide office plan for conditional registration of a nanoscale silver chemical known as HeiQ AGS-20 and used as an antimicrobial, pesticide and textile preservative. EWG asks the...

Comments on EPA's Nanomaterial Case Study: Nanoscale Silver in Disinfectant Spray

EWG comments to EPA's National Center for Environmental Assessment question a case study's failure to clearly present conclusions about the possible effects on people and the environment of nanoscale...

EWG Asks FDA, NTP to Wind Up Study of Vitamin A In Sunscreen

EWG asks the FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research to complete its study of vitamin A ingredients, which according to agency tests speed the development of skin tumors and lesions on sun...

Comments to EPA on Chesapeake Bay Initiatives

EWG's letter warns of phosphorous pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

EWG Comments to EPA on Draft Antimicrobial Rule

Download PDF version. Office of Pesticide Programs Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington DC 20460-0001 Regarding: Proposed Rule for Data Requirements for Antimicrobial...

EWG's Ken Cook Testifies On Nuclear Waste Transportation

Hearing: Examination of the Licensing Process for the Yucca Mountain Repository Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at 10 am Submitted for the Record Chairman Boxer, Ranking Member Inhofe, distinguished...

Dead Zone Action Needed: EWG Remarks to Hypoxia Task Force

EWG testifies before the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force that farm run-off in the Mississippi River Basin expands the Gulf of Mexico “dead zone.”

EWG letter to FDA Commissioner Hamburg

EWG writes FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to express concern that the agency's assessment of the plastics chemical BPA has not advanced, and data gaps remain.

Comments presented orally to the California Natural Resources Agency

Re: 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy Discussion Draft at CNRA Public Consultation meeting in Sacramento on Thursday, August 13th (Note: Formal Comments will be submitted later this month)...

Modernizing BPA Standards in Food to Protect Public Health

Comments to the Science Board of the Food and Drug Administration Jane Houlihan, MSCE, Senior Vice President for Research Sonya Lunder, MPH, Senior Analyst Summary Nine months ago this Science Board...

EWG and Allies Urge Defeat of Biofuels Green House Gas Analysis Exemption

American Bird Conservancy * Center for Biological Diversity * Clean Air Task Force Clean Water Action * Defenders of Wildlife * Environment America * Environmental Working Group * Environmental...

EWG to FDA: Halt All Use of Deca-Laced Plastic Food Pallets

Dr. Margaret Hamburg Commissioner U.S. Food and Drug Administration 10903 New Hampshire Ave WO1-3339 Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002 Re: Use of Deca in plastic food pallets Dear Dr. Hamburg...

EWG and Associates Back Sensible Loan Guarantee Policies for Energy Industry

Union of Concerned Scientists * SUN DAY Campaign * Southern Alliance for Clean Energy * Sierra Club * Safe Climate Campaign * Public Citizen * Physicians for Social Responsibility * Nuclear...

EWG Debunks Ethanol Lobby's Push For Clean Air Act Waiver

LINK: Science Analysis - Ethanol Health Risks and Engine Damage The Honorable Lisa Jackson Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20460 Subject...

EWG joins allies in promoting smart transportation planning for the 21st century

Download PDF. United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator, The 102 undersigned national, regional and local organizations write to request your support for S. 1036, the Federal...
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