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Summary: EWG's Legal Challenge

EWG will use a newly enacted law (the Data Quality Act (DQA) of 2001) to mount a novel legal challenge to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) highly controversial pending "advice" to consumers...

TIMELINE: FDA Repeatedly Fails to Warn Consumers About Mercury in Seafood

EWG's Timeline of the scientific understanding about mercury toxicity from the 1950s to 2004.

Washington Bans Class of Toxic Flame Retardants

"Flame retardants present a growing risk to human health, particularly the health of infants and children, and levels in the environment appear to be increasing. Today's vote represents a great...

Harvard: Prof Did Not "Intentionally" Suppress Fluoride-Cancer Study

(WASHINGTON, Aug. 16) — A closed-door Harvard University panel said yesterday that professor Chester Douglass "did not intentionally omit, misrepresent or suppress research results" of a fluoride bone...

EPA, DuPont Agree to Virtually Eliminate Perfluorinated Chemicals by 2015

EWG commends the professional staff and leadership at EPA for forging a stewardship agreement with major companies that will, if properly implemented, dramatically reduce, and eventually eliminate...

U.S. Taxpayers Spent $264 Million in 2004 On Cotton Export Subsidies Ruled Illegal By WTO

Ken Cook and Chris Campbell [1] June 9, 2005 U.S. taxpayers provided $264 million in 2004 to a handful of agribusiness firms through an obscure but controversial cotton subsidy program at the center...

Criminal Probe for DuPont on Teflon Chemical?

DuPont was served Thursday with a subpoena from the Justice Department's environmental crimes unit requesting documents on a key Teflon chemical. DuPont has already agreed to pay up to $340 million in...

EWG Action Fund/Moveon.org TV Commercial

Statement of EWG Action Fund President Ken Cook Bush Administration Policy on Mercury National Press Club News Conference with MoveOn What is it with the Bush Administration and heavy metals? First...

EWG: Sen. Casey’s Conservation Bill Would Expand Protection of Drinking Water Sources from Agriculture Pollution

Proposal Would Triple Number of Farm Acres Eligible for USDA Conservation Program FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018 WASHINGTON – The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Improvement Act, introduced today by...
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