Testimony & Official Correspondence

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Environmental Working Group submitted comments to Oregon Health Authority, calling on the OHA to revise its report “Wireless Technology Health Risks” by including the latest findings from human and animal studies that demonstrate the risks of radiofrequency radiation for children’s health.

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

EWG submitted comments to the EPA in opposition to proposed new uses of the neurotoxic insecticide aldicarb on oranges and grapefruit in Texas and Florida.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

EWG submitted comments to the EPA in support of regulatory revisions to the State 1 and Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rules on the regulation of additional disinfection byproducts in drinking water.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

EWG submitted comments to California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee to recommend the prioritization of four per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS), some of the most toxic parabens, glyphosate and other chemicals harmful to the reproductive system and fetal development, for review under Proposition 65.

Friday, September 25, 2020

EWG submitted comments to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, expressing support for the OEHHA’s conclusion that synthetic food dyes may cause or exacerbate neurobehavioral problems in some children.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Environmental Working Group presented comments to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, urging the Council to consider both historical and current PFAS contamination and to ensure that fence-line communities remain protected from the health risks of PFAS.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Attached are EWG comments on EPA’s decision to regulate PFOA and PFOS in drinking water.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) objects to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to apply polluter-friendly limitations to the types of scientific data that can be considered for environmental policy rulemaking at the EPA. EWG urges the EPA to withdraw the proposed Science Transparency Rule which is completely at odds with the EPA’s core mission of protecting human health and the environment.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Environmental Working Group objects to the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to apply the outdated, insufficiently protective radiofrequency (RF) radiation exposure limits to 5G technology and to RF emissions above 6 GHz. EWG urges the Commission to withdraw this proposal and to restart the RF exposure limits reevaluation process.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

EWG submits comments opposing the EPA’s decisions to allow continued use of five neonicotinoid insecticides. EWG urges the EPA to restrict the use of these pesticides to prevent harm to pollinators and wildlife and to protect children’s health.

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