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Mapping the PFAS contamination crisis: New data show 2,337 sites in 49 states

The extend of American communities' confirmed contamination with highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS continues to grow at an alarming rate.

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Propyl Paraben

The pastry you're thinking about buying may contain the preservative propyl paraben, linked to disruptions in hormone signaling.

Toxic Stew

Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells in California is heavily contaminated with a toxic stew of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm, an analysis by Environmental...

States Lead the Way

States are leading the way when it comes to protecting people from dangerous chemicals. And it's a good thing, because the federal Toxic Substances Control Act, on the books since President Ford...

Iowa's Low Hanging Fruit

A study of five representative Iowa counties shows that requiring simple buffer zones between crop fields and streams could get two-thirds of the way to the state's goal for reducing phosphorus...

The Anti-Label Lobby

Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients disclosed $15.2 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the second...

The Anti-Label Lobby through Q1 2014

Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients disclosed $9 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the first...

Children's Cereals

EWG's analysis of more than 1,500 cereals, including more than 180 children's cereals, shows that a child who eats a bowl a day for a year ends up consuming 10 pounds of sugar.
Expert Spotlight

Chemical companies provide quarterly reports on production and sales figures to shareholders. Why shouldn’t the public and EPA receive similar reports every year about commonly used chemicals, some of which could pose a serious health risk?”

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