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The latest from EWG’s staff of experts

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The new clean energy economy provides over four times more jobs in the Great Lakes region than the fossil fuel and nuclear power industries, according to EWG’s analysis of recent reports.

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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

When homeowners install rooftop solar panels, their electricity bills go down. That’s a threat to the profit margins of big utility companies, and in response they are scheming to undermine the economic benefits of going solar.

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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.

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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.

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Trump administration’s proposals to prop up the coal industry and roll back clean air rules would mean early deaths for tens of thousands of Americans, according to new research.  

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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.

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.  

Friday, July 6, 2018

EWG's News Roundup (7/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

EWG News Roundup (6/29): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sixty percent more methane escapes from U.S. oil and gas operations than the Environmental Protection Agency currently estimates, according to a study led by the  Environmental Defense Fund.

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