Testimonies

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

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New York: Explain Why Drillers Got Early Info

Thomas Cluderay, EWG assistant general counsel, testifies New York City before state lawmakers at a public forum on hydrofracking. He highlights EWG's report exposing behind-the-scenes communications...

"Strengthen USDA Conservation Programs," Environmental Groups Tell Ag Committee Leaders

"As you renew food and farm policy, we urge you to strengthen USDA conservation programs in order to reward farmers and ranchers who take steps to protect our air, water and wildlife."

Oversight Hearing on The Revised Environmental Impact Statement on Hydraulic Fracturing and New York City's Upstate Drinking Water Supply Infrastructure

Dusty Horwitt, EWG senior counsel, testifies before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection about the health and financial risks of fracking, particularly potential danger to...

EWG Urges Chair of DOE Natural Gas Panel to Step Down

EWG calls for resignation of John Deutch, chairman of the Secretary of Energy's advisory board on natural gas extraction and hydraulic fracturing, because of financial ties to the oil and gas industry...

EWG President Ken Cook Testifies at Senate Water Contamination Hearing

EWG president Ken Cook testifies that ensuring safe, accessible drinking water is a core responsibility of the U.S. government.

EWG’s Ken Cook Testifies On House Bill to Reform Chemicals Law

EWG President Ken Cook testifies to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection about the major shortcomings in the Toxic Substances Control Act.

EWG Testifies in Pa. on BPA

EWG's Richard Wiles testifies to the Pennsylvania legislature on the dangers of BPA in children's products.

U.S. Toxics Registry Should Set Exposure Limit For Chemicals in "Teflon" Family

EWG comments that the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry draft toxicological profile for perfluoroalkyl compounds lacks risk-based values despite abundant data that the chemical family...

EWG Testifies Before NYC Council on Fracking

Dusty Horwitt, EWG senior counsel, testifies on gas drilling and fracking before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection Oct. 23, 2009.

EWG Testimony before NYC City Council on Natural Gas Drilling

Dusty Horwitt, EWG senior counsel, testifies before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection about potential hazards of fracking in New York state.

Testing for pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the New York City drinking water supply

EWG's Olga Naidenko testifies before the New York City Counsel Committee on Environmental Protection in support of a proposed law to require testing for pharmaceuticals and personal care product...

California Urged To Add Bisphenol-A (BPA) To Prop 65 Toxics List

Oral testimony of Bill Allayaud, Director of Government Affairs, California Office, Environmental Working Group before the meeting of California Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment's...

Statement of Dusty Horwitt, JD

Oversight Hearing on Natural Gas Drilling in the New York City Watershed, Part II Before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection Friday, December 12, 2008 at 10:00 a.m...

EWG testimony to the FDA's Science Board

Testimony by Olga V. Naidenko, Ph.D. to the FDA's Science Board regarding the FDA's draft risk assessment for BPA in food packaging.

Statement of Kenneth A. Cook

Statement of Kenneth A. Cook, President, Environmental Working Group before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation on crucial issues surrounding the safety and...

Statement of Dusty Horwitt, JD

Statement of Dusty Horwitt, JD at the oversight hearing on natural gas drilling in the New York City watershed before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection

Statement of Jane Houlihan on Cosmetics Safety

Statement of Jane Houlihan on Cosmetics Safety on the discussion draft of the ‘Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act' Legislation: Device and Cosmetic Safety before the Subcommittee on Health...

Comments for Public Meeting on "International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulations (ICCR) Preparations"

Comments for the public meeting on "International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulations (ICCR) Preparations" by Jane Houlihan, Vice President for Research, Environmental Working Group; Washington, DC...

EWG supports California proposal to get toxics out of children's products

EWG's Renee Sharp testifies to the California state Senate about the need to remove BPA and lead from children's products.

EWG supports CA proposal to get toxic teflon chemicals out of food packaging

Testimony before the California State Senate Committee on Environmental Quality by Sonya Lunder, Senior Analyst, Environmental Working Group on a hearing on Senate Bill 1313.
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