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Testimony & Official Correspondence

Monday, October 20, 2008

 

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-2006-0573; FRL-8376-9
Proposed Quaternary Ammonium Compound Food Tolerance Exemption

To Whom It May Concern:

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

 

Before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 2:30 pm - Submitted for the Record

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

 

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

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Oversight Hearing on Natural Gas Drilling in the New York City Watershed Before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.

Submitted for the Record


Introduction

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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September 12, 2008

Martin Philbert, PhD

BPA Subcommittee Chair

c/o Office of Science and Health Coordination

Office of the Commissioner (HF-33)

Food and Drug Administration

Rockville, MD 20857

Re: Comments on the FDA's draft assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA)

Dear Dr. Philbert:

Monday, August 18, 2008

 

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 critical flaws and built in assumptions that biased the agency’s evaluation and ensured that the FDA would find current exposure levels in the population to be safe.

Laboratory studies show BPA harms brain development, raising concerns about its presence in baby bottles and other products that could expose babies and young children.

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Friday, August 15, 2008

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 List 3


Friday, July 11, 2008

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July 7, 2008

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP)

Regulatory Public Docket (7502P)

Environmental Protection Agency

1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

Washington, DC 20460-0001

Regarding: Triclosan Risk Assessment; Docket EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0513

To Whom It May Concern:

Thursday, June 19, 2008

By: Jane Houlihan, Vice President for Research
Environmental Working Group; Washington, DC

Before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Thursday, June 19, 2008

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