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Testimony & Official Correspondence

Thursday, April 29, 2010

EWG’s letter warns of phosphorous pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

EWG's Richard Wiles testifies to the Pennsylvania legislature on the dangers of BPA in children's products.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

EWG comments that the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry draft toxicological profile for perfluoroalkyl compounds lacks risk-based values despite abundant data that the chemical family is toxic to people.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Dusty Horwitt, EWG senior counsel, testifies on gas drilling and fracking before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection Oct. 23, 2009.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Dusty Horwitt, EWG senior counsel, testifies before the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection about potential hazards of fracking in New York state. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


EWG’s Olga Naidenko testifies before the New York City Counsel Committee on Environmental Protection in support of a proposed law to require testing for pharmaceuticals and personal care product chemicals in New York City drinking water.

Thursday, September 24, 2009



EWG testifies before the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force that farm run-off in the Mississippi River Basin expands the Gulf of Mexico “dead zone.”

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

EWG writes FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to express concern that the agency’s assessment of the plastics chemical BPA has not advanced, and data gaps remain.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Re: 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy Discussion Draft at CNRA Public Consultation meeting in Sacramento on Thursday, August 13th

(Note: Formal Comments will be submitted later this month).

Friday, August 14, 2009


Comments to the Science Board of the Food and Drug Administration

Jane Houlihan, MSCE, Senior Vice President for Research Sonya Lunder, MPH, Senior Analyst


Nine months ago this Science Board issued strong recommendations that should have convinced the federal Food and Drug Administration to act swiftly and decisively to protect the public from the artificial hormone and common food contaminant bisphenol A (BPA).

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