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The latest from EWG’s staff of experts

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The family of fluorinated compounds known as PFAS chemicals includes more than 4,700 chemicals – some linked to cancer, thyroid disease, weakened immunity and developmental defects, and others whose health effects are unknown. One thing’s for sure: You don’t want them in your body.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh grossly misrepresented his record on the environment.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

One reason to think twice before confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the critical open swing seat on the Supreme Court is his long record of adopting extreme views to defend polluters

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Friday, August 31, 2018

EWG News Roundup (8/31): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend:

Friday, August 24, 2018

Will a vote for Brett Kavanaugh for the critical swing seat on the Supreme Court be a vote to keep asbestos legal?

Photo courtesy of Alex Brandon via AP Photo

Friday, August 17, 2018

EWG News Roundup (8/17): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The widespread use of the herbicide and probable carcinogen glyphosate in farms across the nation has made its presence on processed foods containing oats, beans, wheat and barley nearly ubiquitous.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Hairdressers, nail technicians and other beauty salon workers face some of the greatest occupational exposures to toxic chemicals. A bill moving through the California Legislature would be the first in the nation to provide salon workers with the information about ingredients in the products they use daily.

Friday, August 10, 2018

News Roundup (8/10): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

More than 4 million American children spend at least part of the day at child care centers. How widespread is lead contamination of the tap water at these facilities?

Friday, August 3, 2018

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

Monday, July 30, 2018

The known extent of contamination of American communities with toxic fluorinated compounds, known as PFAS chemicals, continues to grow at an alarming rate.

Friday, July 27, 2018

News Roundup (7/27): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

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

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Twelve years ago, California set a goal many energy experts thought was too ambitious: reduce climate-disrupting air pollution to 1990 levels by 2020. Last week, the state announced it had not only exceeded that goal, but did so four years ahead of schedule.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Summer is in full swing, which means many Americans are planning cookouts complete with friends, family and fresh food. Whether you’re having a casual kickback or a big bash, EWG has you covered with tips and tricks to keep your summer cookout fun-filled and healthy.

Friday, July 13, 2018

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

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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

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