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EWG News Roundup (3/13): AspenClean Earns EWG VERIFIED™ Mark, Landmark Cosmetics Legislation Advances and More

EWG News Roundup (3/13): AspenClean Earns EWG VERIFIED™ Mark, Landmark Cosmetics Legislation Advances and More

This week AspenClean announced nine new cleaning products that meet EWG’s rigorous standards for health, ingredient disclosure and transparency to earn our EWG VERIFIED™ mark. “We are very proud that AspenClean is the first home cleaning brand to participate in this initiative,” said EWG President Ken Cook. “Earning the EWG …

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EWG Applauds Introduction of Minnesota State Water Well Testing Bill H.F. 3950

EWG Applauds Introduction of Minnesota State Water Well Testing Bill H.F. 3950

MINNEAPOLIS – After issuing back-to-back reports highlighting the increasing threat of nitrate pollution from agriculture poses to Minnesotans’ sourcing of drinking water from private wells, the Midwest office of the Environmental Working Group today released a letter in support of Minnesota House File 3950. H.F. 3950 requires water testing of …

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EWG News Roundup (3/6): PFAS Resemble Cancer-Causing Chemicals, Nitrate Taints Minnesota Drinking Water and More

EWG News Roundup (3/6): PFAS Resemble Cancer-Causing Chemicals, Nitrate Taints Minnesota Drinking Water and More

In the News This week EWG published a study in the journal International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health that reviewed 26 fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, and found that all display at least one characteristic of known human carcinogens. “Our research has shown that PFAS impact biological functions linked …

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EWG News Roundup (2/14): Trump EPA Fails To Protect Kids From Pesticides, Few Signs of Progress on PFAS and More

EWG News Roundup (2/14): Trump EPA Fails To Protect Kids From Pesticides, Few Signs of Progress on PFAS and More

In the News Friday, February 14, 2020 This week, EWG published a peer-reviewed study in the journal Environmental Health that details the history of the landmark Food Quality Protection Act and shows that the Environmental Protection Agency has failed to add the mandated children’s health safety factor to the allowable …

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EWG Testimony on H.R. 2827, the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act of 2019

EWG Testimony on H.R. 2827, the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act of 2019

EWG Testimony on H.R. 2827, the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act of 2019 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Attached is EWG’s testimony to the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on H.R. 2827, the Keep Food Containers Safe From PFAS Act of 2019. Source link Y …

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EWG News Roundup (1/24): EWG Finds PFAS in Major Cities’ Water, Federal Clean Energy Policies Lag Behind and More

EWG News Roundup (1/24): EWG Finds PFAS in Major Cities’ Water, Federal Clean Energy Policies Lag Behind and More

In the News This week EWG released a groundbreaking set of laboratory tests that found fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in the drinking water of dozens of U.S. cities, including major metropolitan areas such as New York and Washington, D.C. Based on our tests and new academic research that found PFAS …

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EWG News Roundup (1/17): Asbestos in Children’s Toys, Nitrate in Minnesota’s Drinking Water, Cosmetic Safety Reform in California and More

EWG News Roundup (1/17): Asbestos in Children’s Toys, Nitrate in Minnesota’s Drinking Water, Cosmetic Safety Reform in California and More

In the News This week, EWG-commissioned lab tests discovered asbestos in a talc-containing eye shadow in a children’s toy makeup kit sold on Amazon and eBay. The lab found that every gram of the eye shadow in the Princess Girl’s All-in-One Deluxe Makeup Palette contained more than 4 million asbestos …

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