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's letter to EPA

The Honorable Stephen L. Johnson Administrator Environmental Protection Agency Ariel Rios Building 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.. Washington, DC 20460 Dear Administrator Johnson: In 2005, EPA and the...

EWG Comments on the California Air Resources Board Climate Change Proposed Scoping Plan

Mary D. Nichols, Chairman California Air Resources Board Members & Staff California Air Resources Board 1001 I Street PO Box 2815 Sacramento, CA 95812 Re: The role of agriculture must grow; Comments...

Infant Formula Companies Should Come Clean on Melamine, BPA

Download the letter PDF version. Stephen W. Golsby President, Mead Johnson & Company 2400 W. Lloyd Expressway Evansville, IN 47721 Re: Melamine in baby formula Dear Mr. Golsby, We are concerned about...

FDA should adopt EPA tap water health goals as enforceable limits for bottled water

Regarding proposed amendment of 21 CFR Parts 129 and 165 Docket No. FDA-2008-N-0446 Download as PDF file. Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit health and environmental research and...

EPA Proposes Roll-back of Food Safety Standards at Request of Pesticide Manufacturer

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P) Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. Washington, DC 20460-0001 October 20, 2008 Regarding: Docket EPA-HQ-OPP...

Testimony of Deborah Rice, Ph.D.

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention to The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Science Under Siege: Scientific Integrity and the Environmental Protection Agency Download PDF file of...

EWG Comments on the FDA's Draft Assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA)

Comments to the BPA Subcommittee Chair, Office of Science and Health Coordination, Food and Drug Administration on the FDA's draft assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA).

EWG Questions FDA Verdict on Plastic Chemical

FDA’s Flawed Assessment of Bisphenol A Safety Underscores the Need for State and Federal Legislation An Environmental Working Group (EWG) analysis of FDA’s draft assessment of BPA revealed a number of...

EPA Needs to Set Enforceable Standards for Currently Unregulated Drinking Water Pollutants

Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board (SAB), Public Teleconference on the EPA SAB Drinking Water Committee report on EPA's draft Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate...

EWG Letter to EPA

Download PDF file. July 7, 2008 Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P) Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. Washington, DC 20460-0001 Regarding...

Science Review Reveals West Va. Agency Policy Contradicted by Fed, Industry Research

A review of federal and industry science on the toxic industrial chemical commonly called C8 (perflouroctanoic acid, used to make Teflon) reveals that water pollution policy by the West Virginia...

EWG Urges Drinking Water Standards for Teflon Chemical

By Olga V. Naidenko, PhD EWG Senior Scientist Download this letter[PDF] May 21, 2008 Water Docket (2822T) Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. Washington, DC 20460 Regarding...

EWG Supports California BPA assessments

Click to download PDF file. April 17, 2008 Ms. Cynthia Oshita Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment Proposition 65 Implementation P.O. Box 401 1001 I Street, 19th Floor Sacramento, CA 95812...

Letter Supporting Farm Bill Proposed $4.951 Billion Conservation Increase

Download this letter as a PDF March 21, 2008 The Honorable Harry M. Reid Majority Leader The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader The Honorable Tom Harkin Chairman Committee on Agriculture...

California May Roll Back Cuts in Consumer Product Pollution

EWG urges the California Air Resources Board to reverse a proposal that would weaken safety and anti-smog standards for cleaning products, cosmetics and other household products.

More Civil Rights Trouble at USDA: GAO Investigators Kicked Out of Offices

WASHINGTON, March 3 – Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials ordered auditors from the Government Accountability Office out of their offices, and ordered USDA employees not to speak with...

EWG Applauds Today’s Action by House Panel on Landmark Asbestos Legislation

WASHINGTON - Legislation before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials would go a long way toward ending the scourge of asbestos disease and mortality in the...

EWG Applauds Today’s Action by House Panel on Landmark Asbestos Legislation

Download a PDF of this report and statement For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 28, 2008 Contact: EWG Public Affairs (202) 667-6982 WASHINGTON - Legislation before the House Energy and Commerce...

EWG Supports Maryland Bill for Safer Children's Products

STATEMENT OF JANE HOULIHAN Vice President for Research, Environmental Working Group Hearing on House Bill 56: Phthalates and Bisphenol-A - Prohibitions - Toys and Child Care Articles Before the...

EWG To California: Control Toxic Fumes from Household Products

EWG urged the California Air Resources Board to set strict, health-based standards for cleaning products, cosmetics and other consumer goods.

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