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Friday, September 13, 2019

Drinking water supplies at two Washington state Army installations are contaminated with extremely high levels of the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Drinking water supplies at seven Army installations in New York state are contaminated with elevated levels of toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to newly released Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drinking water supplies at a Minnesota National Guard facility were contaminated with elevated levels of highly toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to newly released Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

WASHINGTON – Scott Faber, EWG’s senior vice president for government affairs, issued the following statement on the introduction of the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019 by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.):

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drinking water supplies at two Army installations in Oklahoma are contaminated with toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to newly released Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drinking water supplies at seven Army installations in Arizona are contaminated with the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to newly released Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drinking water supplies at two Army installations in Rhode Island are contaminated with elevated levels of toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to newly released Department of Defense data obtained by EWG under the Freedom of Information Act.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

In recent months, all 50 states have enacted so-called right-to-farm laws that seek to block citizens from holding industrial animal factory farms and other large-scale agriculture operations accountable for pollution, according to the National Agricutural Law Center.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Today Scott Faber, senior vice president of government affairs for the Environmental Working Group, issued the following statement on farm subsidies in Congress’ final farm bill:

“The farm bill released today creates new farm subsidy loopholes that will further distort the farm safety net. 

“By extending farm subsidies to a farmer’s first cousins, nieces and nephews and rejecting sensible reforms designed to ensure that farm subsidies flow to actual farmers in need – not millionaires and city slickers – this farm bill takes a major step backwards.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Scott Faber, senior vice president of government affairs for the Environmental Working Group, issued the following statement today on Congress’ final farm bill.

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