Testimonies

We've compiled and archived official testimony by EWG to government agencies and elected officials. 

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EWG Testimony Maine Legislative Document No. 164

The Environmental Working Group submitted testimony to the Maine Committee on Health and Human Services on Legislative Document No. 164, An Act To Establish Maximum Contaminant Levels under the State...

EWG Testimony on H.R. 2827, the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act of 2019

Attached is EWG’s testimony to the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on H.R. 2827, the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act of 2019.

EWG Testimony for the Record on PFAS and the Clean Water Act

Below and attached is EWG’s testimony to the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for their hearing pertaining to the Administration...

EWG PFAS Testimony for the Record to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

EWG's testimony to the Environment Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for their hearing pertaining to PFAS contamination and the need for corporate accountability.

EWG’s Testimony to the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Flame Retardants

EWG's testimony to the Consumer Product Safety Commission in support of a petition to ban hazardous flame retardants in four categories of consumer products: children's products, mattresses, furniture...

Testimony on Conservation Policy Under the Next Farm Bill

EWG's testimony for the record to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry of the House Committee on Agriculture.

EWG Testimony on Exploring Current Practices in Cosmetics Development and Safety

The cosmetics industry has grown dramatically since 1938, when Congress last enacted cosmetics legislation. While most chemicals in cosmetics pose little or no risk, some chemicals have been linked to...

Testimony on S.543

EWG strongly opposes legislation designed to cripple the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to carry out its essential functions, including S. 543, the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of...

Ken Cook Testifies Against Industry's Chemical Bill

Testimony of Kenneth Cook, President of the Environmental Working Group on S. 697 before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Testimony on S.697 before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Testimony of Kenneth Cook on S. 697 before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Congressional Testimony on GE Labeling

Scott Faber, senior vice president of government affairs for the Environmental Working Group, testified Dec. 10 before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health against H.R...

EWG and 18,000 supporters call for FDA to improve seafood consumption advice for pregnant women and children

EWG and 18,444 EWG supporters ask the Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee to improve new draft advice on seafood consumption during pregnancy and childhood.

EWG's Scott Faber Testifies Before Congress about Renewable Fuel Standard

Testimony of Scott Faber, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Environmental Working Group before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety and the Senate Committee on Environment and...

EWG Urges Bureau of Land Management to Strengthen Fracking Regulations

Environmental Working Group is urging the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to strengthen its proposed regulation on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for gas or oil on federal lands. In formal comments...

Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic Chemical Threats

Testimony of Kenneth A. Cook, President, Environmental Working Group before the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the United States Senate on strengthening public health protections by...

Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard: Stakeholder Perspectives

Testimony of Scott Fabe, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Environmental Working Groupb before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on...

Oral testimony of Heather White on the regulation of new chemicals, protection of confidential business information, and innovation

Oral testimony of Heather White, Executive Director, Environmental Working Group before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Ecomomy...

Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of Confidential Business Information, and Innovation

Heather White testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy on Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of...

EWG Urges FDA Not to Remove Labeling From Artificially Sweetened Dairy Products

The Environmental Working Group this week (May 21, 2013) submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging it to deny an industry petition to change the official definition of milk...

EWG's Ken Cook Lends Support for Washington State's GMO Labeling Initiative

On February 14, 2013, EWG President Ken Cook testified before the Washington State Senate's Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Committee in support of the state's common-sense ballot...

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