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Friday, August 3, 2018

EWG News Roundup (8/3): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

We get it. Like so many things in parenting, choosing a sunscreen for kids has become ridiculously confusing and anxiety provoking. You don’t want your kids to get sunburned, or have other skin damage that can lead to cancer and premature aging later in life.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Today Johnson & Johnson, one of the largest multinational manufacturers of consumer packaged goods, announced a new transparency initiative that  will provide additional details on fragrance chemicals used in its Johnson’s baby products.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

EWG News Roundup (7/20): Here's some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

A number of factors should come into play when you’re choosing a bug repellent: what part of the country you live in, where you plan to travel, whether you’re pregnant and whether you are planning to use the product on children. EWG’s 2018 Guide to Bug Repellents can help you find the right product for yourself and your family.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Today American Oversight and the Environmental Working Group petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency for release of documents detailing contacts between former EPA chief Scott Pruitt and the chemical industry ahead of the agency’s decision to exclude major sources of exposure when evaluating the health risks of asbestos and three other highly toxic chemicals.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

EWG has updated our guide to bug sprays and repellents to protect your family from bug bites, including those from ticks, mosquitoes and other critters. Use our guide to find the best bug spray and repellent for your family.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

EWG News Roundup (7/13): Here's some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A Russian asbestos company is lavishing praise on Donald Trump and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thanks to President Donald Trump, Americans’ confidence in the Environmental Protection Agency has never been lower.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

The wireless communications industry is rushing to blanket the nation with next-generation networks whose health effects are unknown. Despite studies linking radiation from existing networks to cancer in lab animals, the Federal Communications Commission and state legislators are bowing to industry lobbyists and clearing the way for the new networks.  

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Monday, June 25, 2018

It’s been 80 years since Congress last voted to regulate cosmetics.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed into law a significant overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act, or TSCA, the nation’s primary chemical safety law. It was the first update to the law, which was widely considered to be the least effective environmental law on the books, in 40 years.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

EWG submits comments on the peer review of the National Toxicology Program's draft technical reports on cellphone radio-frequency radiation.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

After intense lobbying by the chemical industry, last week the Environmental Protection Agency signaled plans to delay or scrap proposed bans on some uses of the drinking water contaminant made notorious by the book and film “A Civil Action.”

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Mixtures of chemicals commonly found in consumer products are more likely to increase breast cancer risk than the same chemicals individually, according to a new analysis. But safety tests by government regulators don’t routinely evaluate the combined effects of multiple chemical exposures.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

EWG News Roundup (6/1): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The national home improvement chain Lowe’s announced this week it will begin removing two highly toxic chemicals from its paint stripping products, with the phaseout to be completed by the end of this year.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

News Roundup (5/25): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Today, just ahead of Memorial Day weekend, the Environmental Working Group released its 12th annual Guide to Sunscreens, rating the safety and efficacy of more than 1,000 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that advertise sun protection.

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