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Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Alexandra Dunn to be assistant administrator in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Another 12 months is just about in the books. It was full of moments that impacted health and the environment in a variety of ways. From clean water to Kavanaugh, from Pruitt to “poop lagoons,” EWG has been with you every step of the way, keeping you in the know. As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most popular stories.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

You’d love to keep harmful chemicals out of your family’s bodies and home, but that can turn your shopping trips into even more of a production. It can be a tough decision for busy parents: Make the extra effort to track down healthy personal care products or buy what’s easily available in drug and grocery stores.

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Children's Health
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Friday, December 14, 2018

News Roundup (12/14): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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News and Analysis
Article
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Most personal care products sold on store shelves today are made with chemicals introduced to the market decades ago. The vast majority of those ingredients have not been tested for safety, and many are linked to health hazards.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

EWG News Roundup (12/7): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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News and Analysis
Article
Thursday, December 6, 2018

A new study from the Danish Environmental Protection Agency found toxic fluorinated, or PFAS, chemicals at high levels in nearly one-third of the cosmetics products it tested.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

A new EWG analysis of serums and essences, popularized by Korean beauty, or K-Beauty, finds that about 40 percent of the products were formulated with less hazardous ingredients. U.S. sales of K-beauty products have increased by almost 300 percent in the past two years alone.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Like K-Pop music and spicy fried chicken, skin care and beauty products from Korea are flooding the American market. U.S. sales of K-beauty products, as they’re called, have increased by almost 300 percent in the past two years alone. 

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Reports & Consumer Guides
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

You shop for fruit and veggies with the EWG Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists and use only EWG VERIFIED™ mascara. Yet when the time comes to shower your kids with holiday gifts that are good for people and the environment, how do you know the presents you buy don’t contain lead, fire retardants, phthalates or other harmful materials?

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Children's Health
Article
Friday, November 30, 2018

EWG News Roundup (11/30): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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News and Analysis
Article
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

If you’re traveling this holiday season, chances are your kid will have a device in his or her lap for at least part of the trip.

Don’t feel bad. We get it. Traveling with kids is harder than lifting a memory foam mattress.

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Children's Health
Article
Monday, November 26, 2018

When we first told Kourtney Kardashian that the law which regulates the ingredients in personal care products – which also means children’s care products – had not been updated in 80 years, she was appalled.

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Children's Health
Article
Monday, November 26, 2018

Last night, the reality television show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” featured Kourtney Kardashian describing her routine use of EWG’s Healthy Living app and our consumer databases like Skin Deep® to score the personal care products and the food she chooses for her family.

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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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News and Analysis
Article
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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Testimonies & Official Correspondence
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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News and Analysis
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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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