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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Beware the benzene in attached garagesso you can treat stains wherever you go. TRACK WATER SAFETY Are you curious i
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
so you can treat stains wherever you go. TRACK WATER SAFETY Are you curious if your tap water is safe to drink? The Environmental Working Group has launched the EWG Tap Water Database, so now it's easy to find out if there are contaminants... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
What’s in your water?80 toxins were found in state water from 506 utilities that serve more than 2.7
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
80 toxins were found in state water from 506 utilities that serve more than 2.7 million residents, according to the Environmental Working Group, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit that collected data from 2010 to 2015 compiled by water... Read more
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Daily Mail
Warning on the world's most common pesticideresearch revealed last month. The summer-favorite fruit contains at least 20 s
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
research revealed last month. The summer-favorite fruit contains at least 20 synthetic chemicals, a report by the Environmental Working Group found. Other chemically-ridden produce includes spinach, nectarines and apples, the research... Read more
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The News & Observer
The unfiltered truth: Raleigh’s water is fineCarolina American Water Works Association, one of the “best tasting” in North C
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Carolina American Water Works Association, one of the “best tasting” in North Carolina. The database was compiled by the Environmental Working Group, an organization specializing in research and advocacy related to toxic chemicals, agriculture... Read more
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FOX News
There might be dangerous chemicals in your tap water — here's how to stay safeto 218 million Americans, including residents of every state. That's just one o
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
to 218 million Americans, including residents of every state. That's just one of the many findings of a just-released Environmental Working Group (EWG) report on the state of our nation's drinking water. "We've known about chromium-6 since... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Contaminants found in public drinking waterdrinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new da
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
drinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new database released last week by the Environmental Working Group, a national advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. Because of potential health risks,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Contaminants found in public drinking waterdrinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new da
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
drinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new database released last week by the Environmental Working Group, a national advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. Because of potential health risks,... Read more
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The News-Times
Contaminants found in public drinking waterdrinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new da
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
drinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new database released last week by the Environmental Working Group, a national advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. Because of potential health risks,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Contaminants found in public drinking waterdrinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new da
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
drinking water at levels above current health guidelines, according to a new database released last week by the Environmental Working Group, a national advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. Because of potential health risks,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Is your drinking water polluted? Plug in your zip code and find out& Observer An environmental group wants to help you find out whether there are
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
& Observer An environmental group wants to help you find out whether there are pollutants in your drinking water. The Environmental Working Group, an organization specializing in research and advocacy related to toxic chemicals, agriculture... Read more
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Raw Story
GOP Senator Rob Portman laughs in voter’s face after she asks him to stop taking money from Big Oiland big pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis.” When Port
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
and big pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis.” When Portman introduced the bill in April, the Environmental Working Group identified $3.3 million that Portman received in 2016 — nearly half of all his donations — came... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
What’s in Topeka drinking water? Online database lists contaminants in Kansas, U.S. tap waterHow often do you think about what’s in your tap water? Chances are, not often,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
How often do you think about what’s in your tap water? Chances are, not often, but the Environmental Working Group, a national nonprofit focused on water quality and other environmental issues, recently released a comprehensive assessment of... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas Rice Farmers Hope for Increased Trade Opportunitiesthin years, paying out $1.8 billion to Texas rice farmers between 1995 and 2014
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
thin years, paying out $1.8 billion to Texas rice farmers between 1995 and 2014, according to a database maintained by the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization that opposes farm subsidies. Meanwhile, the rice industry has tried to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas rice farmers hope for increased trade opportunitiesthin years, paying out $1.8 billion to Texas rice farmers between 1995 and 2014
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
thin years, paying out $1.8 billion to Texas rice farmers between 1995 and 2014, according to a database maintained by the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization that opposes farm subsidies. Meanwhile, the rice industry has tried to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Area tap water has 13 potentially dangerous contaminants, according to studyYou may want to think twice about that midnight run to get a drink of water fro
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
You may want to think twice about that midnight run to get a drink of water from the sink. The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research group, recently examined data on tap water in the Bay Area and throughout the U.S. Their findings,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Cancer-Causing Agents Detected in Tap Water Nationwide: Reportproblems and hormonal disruption have been detected in public water systems nat
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
problems and hormonal disruption have been detected in public water systems nationwide, according to a report from the Environmental Working Group. The EWG, a nonprofit organization that describes itself as being "dedicated to empowering... Read more
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FOX News
Trump's EPA chief is Superfund focused, climate change … not so muchwater, breathe more polluted air and don’t have enough nutritious food to lead
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
water, breathe more polluted air and don’t have enough nutritious food to lead healthy lives,” Ken Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group, said in a statement back in May. “With each cut in EPA funding, each regulatory rollback, each... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
GANNETT Syndication Serviceyears, turning 72 years young in a few days, but it's showing no signs of slowi
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
years, turning 72 years young in a few days, but it's showing no signs of slowing down. A new interactive search tool by Environmental Working Group allows users to check local water quality for contaminants. Certain Republican members of the US... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NC city dispute report that drinking water could be unsafewater contains chemicals that could make consumers sick, a claim the city dispu
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
water contains chemicals that could make consumers sick, a claim the city disputes. The Charlotte Observer reports the Environmental Working Group released a report Wednesday that says trihalomethanes, the byproducts of chlorine disinfection,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC city dispute report that drinking water could be unsafewater contains chemicals that could make consumers sick, a claim the city dispu
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
water contains chemicals that could make consumers sick, a claim the city disputes. The Charlotte Observer reports the Environmental Working Group released a report Wednesday that says trihalomethanes, the byproducts of chlorine disinfection,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NC city dispute report that drinking water could be unsafewater contains chemicals that could make consumers sick, a claim the city dispu
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
water contains chemicals that could make consumers sick, a claim the city disputes. The Charlotte Observer reports the Environmental Working Group released a report Wednesday that says trihalomethanes, the byproducts of chlorine disinfection,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Concerns over drinking water in CharlotteIs your drinking water safe? A new report out Wednesday says you might want to
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
Is your drinking water safe? A new report out Wednesday says you might want to think before you drink from the tap. The Environmental Working Group published a new database and website where you can plug in your zip code to see what chemicals... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Advocates say Charlotte’s water could make you sick. It’s safe and reliable, city says.on the health of the nation’s drinking water says Charlotte’s water contains ch
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
on the health of the nation’s drinking water says Charlotte’s water contains chemicals that could make consumers sick. The Environmental Working Group report acknowledges that the contaminants – byproducts of chlorine disinfection of water – are... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Environmental group: Contaminants in Indianapolis drinking water pose health riskA new report released Wednesday is putting Indianapolis drinking water under sc
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 24 days ago
A new report released Wednesday is putting Indianapolis drinking water under scrutiny. In their report, The Environmental Working Group or EWG says harmful contaminants, some which can cause cancer, were detected at levels that exceed health... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Is your public tap water safe?The database, released by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, allows you
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
The database, released by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, allows you to plug in your zip code and discover any possibly harmful contaminants in your water. No new contaminants have been added to the regulated list under the Safe Drinking... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Is your public tap water safe?The database, released by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, allows you
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 24 days ago
The database, released by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, allows you to plug in your zip code and discover any possibly harmful contaminants in your water. No new contaminants have been added to the regulated list under the Safe Drinking... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Cancer-causing chemical contaminates public drinking water in New York, New JerseyA searchable database released today by the Environmental Working Group, a non-
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 24 days ago
A searchable database released today by the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research organization, shows that virtually every drinking water system is contaminated with chemicals. In New York and New Jersey, public water systems are... Read more
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First Coast News
Study finds chemicals in First Coast drinking water linked to cancer and birth defectsdrink, according to the state of Florida, but one activist group says may not b
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
drink, according to the state of Florida, but one activist group says may not be healthy. Lobbyists and researchers from Environmental Working Group found some chemicals that cause cancer, according to a report released Wednesday. Water flowing... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Feds warn of EPA shortfalls as additional contaminants identified in Cape Fear Riverthe EPA has added a new contaminant to its list of regulated pollutants. New D
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
the EPA has added a new contaminant to its list of regulated pollutants. New Database for Drinking Water Contaminants The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an advocacy organization that studies drinking water, just released a nationwide tap water... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Study: Sperm counts plummeting in Western mensaid to disrupt our endocrine, or hormone-making, system. Sonya Lunder, a seni
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
said to disrupt our endocrine, or hormone-making, system. Sonya Lunder, a senior analyst at the nonprofit advocacy group Environmental Working Group, noted that sperm is manufactured daily by men's bodies. Recent exposures to environmental... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Check online for contaminants in your city's drinking waterbrain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or h
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or hormone disruption,” states a report from the Environmental Working Group, the nonprofit organization that prepared the database, which was released Wednesday. The goal... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. This comes after a report was released in May that found 7.5 million residents in... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Contaminants in water are legal but still pose big health risks, environmental group saysAmerica, we have these laws, I’m being protected,” said Nneka Leiba, director o
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 24 days ago
America, we have these laws, I’m being protected,” said Nneka Leiba, director of the Healthy Living Science Program for the Environmental Working Group. “What people don’t realize is that there have been no additions to the list of regulated... Read more
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First Coast News
Water database shows some buildups of cancer-causing chemical in JEA systemtwice the average among utilities in Florida and nationally, according to data
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
twice the average among utilities in Florida and nationally, according to data being released Wednesday by the activist Environmental Working Group. The group collects information that almost 50,000 utilities report to environmental agencies.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
KIVI Boise / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
KGTV San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Is your drinking water safe? New tool lets you check pollutants in your tap water by your zip codeThe Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday tha
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 24 days ago
The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what’s in your drinking water. The user-friendly guide reveals safe levels set by scientists, not regulators, on what... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Millions in Michigan exposed to potentially unsafe chemicals in their waterdon't want to scare, but we want to make people aware," said Nneka Leiba, direc
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 24 days ago
don't want to scare, but we want to make people aware," said Nneka Leiba, director of healthy living science for the Environmental Working Group, which released the study today. "When you talk to the utilities, they are going to say, 'Our... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Check online for contaminants in your city's drinking waterbrain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or h
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or hormone disruption,” states a report from the Environmental Working Group, the nonprofit organization that prepared the database, which was released Wednesday. The goal... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
How many contaminants are in your drinking water?in their drinking water than their counterparts across the country, according t
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
in their drinking water than their counterparts across the country, according to new research released Wednesday by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The environmental advocacy group's national Tap Water Database has been built by... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Water database shows some buildups of cancer-causing chemical in JEA systemtwice the average among utilities in Florida and nationally, according to data
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 24 days ago
twice the average among utilities in Florida and nationally, according to data being released Wednesday by the activist Environmental Working Group. The group collects information that almost 50,000 utilities report to environmental agencies.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Millions in Michigan exposed to potentially unsafe chemicals in their waterdon't want to scare, but we want to make people aware," said Nneka Leiba, direc
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
don't want to scare, but we want to make people aware," said Nneka Leiba, director of healthy living science for the Environmental Working Group, which released the study today. "When you talk to the utilities, they are going to say, 'Our... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Does your sunscreen make the grade?In a recent test of nearly 1,500 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that ad
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
In a recent test of nearly 1,500 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that advertised sun protection, scientists at the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 73 percent of the products don’t provide the protection consumers think they’re... Read more

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