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Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration today released a proposal for updated sunscreen regulations – a big step toward cleaning up a largely unregulated industry with much-needed reforms that would better protect public health, said Environmental Working Group. 

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Friday, February 8, 2019

EWG News Roundup (2/8): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Children exposed to chemicals commonly found in personal care products may be at a higher risk of suffering from lung damage later in life, according to a new European study.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Rumblings about health concerns from cell phone radiation are getting louder around the world — a sign that it’s time to take them more seriously in this country.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Senate committee with oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency today narrowly approved President Trump’s nominee, Andrew Wheeler, to be the next EPA administrator.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly has decided not to set legal limits for the toxic fluorinated chemicals PFOA and PFOS in drinking water. The news is deeply disturbing, because an estimated 110 million Americans may be contaminated with those cancer-linked compounds or others in the chemical family known as PFAS.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/25): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

The prolonged partial shutdown of the federal government over President Trump’s insistence for a southern border wall is inflicting enormous public health, environmental and economic damage to millions of Americans, a coalition of more than 280 public interest groups warned in a letter to the president.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The Environmental Working Group applauds personal care products giant Unilever for making good on its commitment to give consumers information about fragrance ingredients across its 15 brands of cosmetics and personal care products.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Concern among members of Congress over the Trump administration’s implementation of the updated federal chemicals law burst across the aisle this week, with both the top Republican and Democrat on a key House environment subcommittee calling for oversight hearings.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

A new analysis from the peer-reviewed scientific journal Environmental Sciences Europe documents the diametrically different approaches the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organization took when determining the cancer risk from exposure to Monsanto’s weedkiller, glyphosate.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Andrew Wheeler faces a Senate panel confirmation hearing Wednesday for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, after a six-month tenure as acting administrator that was marked by the rollback of environmental and public health protections.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

EWG News Roundup (1/11): Here’s some more news you can use going into the weekend

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

President Trump today officially nominated Andrew Wheeler, a former top lobbyist for the coal and chemical industries, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The Trump administration is likely to allow methylene chloride, a dangerous chemical that can kill a person on contact, to remain an ingredient in paint stripper products for commercial use. The decision would be a significant retreat from a ban on the chemical for both commercial and consumer use proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency two years ago.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

News Roundup (1/4): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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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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