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Friday, November 16, 2018

After a career as a coal lobbyist and five months as acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler has been tapped by President Trump to be the agency’s next administrator.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

EWG News Roundup (11/16) - Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

EWG comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s white paper on a working approach to chemical prioritization.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Today, 51 environmental and public health groups, including EWG, called on Amazon and eBay to remove illegal skin care products containing dangerous levels of mercury. 

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

GenX, introduced a decade ago as a “safer” alternative for the notorious non-stick chemicals PFOA and PFOS, is nearly as toxic to people as what it replaced, says an Environmental Protection Agency study released today. 

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The results of the mid-term elections are a repudiation of President Trump’s pro-polluter agenda that could not have come at a more critical time for the health and well-being of every American, said Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

EWG News Roundup (11/2): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

The largest-ever animal study of cellphone radiation effects, released today by the National Toxicology Program, or NTP, confirms earlier evidence from human studies that cellphone radiation increases the risk of cancer

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

California Baby®, a global skincare leader, is advancing the marketplace with a plant-based solution for preservatives in personal care products. 

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration will ban the use of toxic lead acetate in consumer hair dyes such as Grecian Formula, the agency announced today. Lead acetate is the active ingredient that slowly darkens gray hair when used every few days, and can increase the level of lead in users’ bodies.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

EWG News Roundup (10/26): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Asbestos imports to the U.S. soared by nearly 2,000 percent between July and August, according to federal import data analyzed by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and Environmental Working Group.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The use of disinfectant cleaners in the home could increase a baby’s risk of becoming overweight or obese later in life, according to a new study. The risk appears to rise depending on how heavily disinfectants are used, but even once-weekly use was linked to an infant’s likelihood of being overweight or obese as a toddler.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

EWG News Roundup (9/21): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

EWG News Roundup (9/7): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Experts predict mosquito and tick bites and subsequent infections will continue to rise as warmer climates expand insect habitats and populations.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

EWG News Roundup (8/31): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend:

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Friday, August 24, 2018

EWG News Roundup (8/24): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Depending on where you live, schools are either back in session or the first day is fast approaching. A new study by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, or USPIRG, found harmful chemicals in everyday school supplies that could be in your child’s classroom or backpack.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Bug spray is easily one of the most confusing products to buy for your kids. There are a lot of ingredients to choose from and a lot of misinformation. Will they work? Are they safe? Knowing which one to buy can feel like a crapshoot.

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