Tag Archives: EWG

Best Questions To Ask at Your Local Farmers’ Market

Not only is going to the farmers’ market a fun way to pass a sunny weekend afternoon, it also has immense benefits for farmers and consumers alike. Farmers’ markets play a key role in preserving farmland, stimulating local economies, increasing … Continue reading

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Produce Alert! Get EWG’s New Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides

Nearly 70 percent of the fresh produce sold in the U.S. contains residues of potentially harmful chemical pesticides, according to EWG’s analysis of the latest test data from the federal Department of Agriculture. But the dirtiest produce commodity, according to … Continue reading

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Trump EPA Dismisses Risks in Tap Water

The cancer-causing chemical 1,4-dioxane, which contaminates the drinking water of millions of Americans

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The Public Isn’t Getting Knowledge of Toxic Chemicals

In an unusual move, the Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general issued an emergency alert today

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EWG’s Tap Water Database Drives Research

Since 2005, Environmental Working Group’s Tap Water Database has been the authoritative source for consumers, journalists and researchers who want to know about contaminants in the nation’s drinking water. The latest peer-reviewed study using the database, conducted by the Silent Spring Institute and EWG, … Continue reading

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Cancer-Causing Solvent TCE Taints Tap Water

Tap water supplies for more than 14 million Americans are contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial solvent made notorious by the book and film “A Civil Action,” according to an Environmental Working Group investigation released today. The chemical is trichloroethylene, or TCE. Under … Continue reading

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Court Rebukes EPA, Orders Ban on Pesticide

In a scathing opinion, today a federal court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency

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Almost 3/4 of High-Risk Toddlers Miss Annual Lead Tests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A new EWG analysis of state records shows that each year between 2012 and 2016,

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Breathe Safer Indoor Air With Healthy Living: Home Guide

WASHINGTON – Americans spend as much as 90 percent of their time indoors. That’s why it’s more important

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Calif. Governor Signs Cleaning Product Disclosure Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a major victory for consumers’ and workers’ right to know, California Gov. Jerry

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