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News 10 WILX
SPECIAL REPORT: Families ditching chemicals for make-your-own cleanersbaking soda, castille soap and a dash of essential oils. "That'll last you qui
SPECIAL REPORT: Families ditching chemicals for make-your-own cleaners
News 10 WILX / Posted 20 hours ago
baking soda, castille soap and a dash of essential oils. "That'll last you quite a while," she says. The non-profit Environmental Working Group investigated 2,000 cleaning supplies on the market here in the U.S., and found that many do... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Bill approved to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said
Bill approved to regulate toxic chemicals
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 hours ago
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicals
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicals
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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Boston Globe
House votes to subject 64,000 household chemicals to regulationcontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,’’ said
House votes to subject 64,000 household chemicals to regulation
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,’’ said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,” said
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicals
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,” said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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The Seattle Times
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,” said
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicals
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,” said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said
House approves bill to regulate toxic chemicals
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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The Columbian
House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,” said
House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicals
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest,” said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said
House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicals
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
22 related stories
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ABC News
House Approves Bill to Regulate Toxic Chemicalscontinues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said
House Approves Bill to Regulate Toxic Chemicals
ABC News / Posted yesterday
continues to place chemical company interests above the public interest," said Ken Cook, president of the Washington-based Environmental Working Group. Toxic chemicals have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Latest climate change battle may center on food pyramidthe ways to reduce our environmental impact, diets don't typically come up," sa
Latest climate change battle may center on food pyramid
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the ways to reduce our environmental impact, diets don't typically come up," said Emily Cassidy, a research analyst at the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization. "But they play a major role.... This is something Americans want to... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Chemical Reform Law Falls Short in Protecting Public Health, EnvironmentWASHINGTON - Environmental Working Group issued the following statement ahead o
Chemical Reform Law Falls Short in Protecting Public Health, Environment
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - Environmental Working Group issued the following statement ahead of expected passage today by the House on H.R.3576, the TSCA Modernization Act of 2016. EWG President Ken Cook: Passage of the first legislation to regulate toxic... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Latest climate change battle may center on food pyramidthe ways to reduce our environmental impact, diets don't typically come up," sa
Latest climate change battle may center on food pyramid
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the ways to reduce our environmental impact, diets don't typically come up," said Emily Cassidy, a research analyst at the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization. "But they play a major role.... This is something Americans want to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama's Ban On Plastic Microbeads Failed In One Huge Waysystems. “Taking action on microbeads was an important first win,” David Andre
Obama's Ban On Plastic Microbeads Failed In One Huge Way
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
systems. “Taking action on microbeads was an important first win,” David Andrews, a senior scientist at the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, told HuffPost by phone. “But it’s even more important to make sure we are really addressing... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Sorting out healthy from hoax in organic productsthe regulations to be called "organic", Anderson recommends not just looking fo
Sorting out healthy from hoax in organic products
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
the regulations to be called "organic", Anderson recommends not just looking for USDA labels, but also labels from the Environmental Working Group and the Non GOM Project. Both are nonprofits that independently test organic products for... Read more
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The Christian Post
Under Siege by Unseen Toxins: Your Body, Mind, Emotions and Spirit Are Being Invadedif you find out what you thought you knew was wrong? Do yourself a favor and e
Under Siege by Unseen Toxins: Your Body, Mind, Emotions and Spirit Are Being Invaded
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
if you find out what you thought you knew was wrong? Do yourself a favor and educate yourself. For those interested, The Environmental Working Group, (www.ewg.org), provides a wealth of information in regards to toxicity levels in cosmetics. The... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Toxic Chemical Linked to Firefighting Foam Found in WaterOnce it gets out in the environment it almost never breaks down,” said Bill Wal
Toxic Chemical Linked to Firefighting Foam Found in Water
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
Once it gets out in the environment it almost never breaks down,” said Bill Walker, head of the Bay Area office of the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit that has studied PFCs for the past decade. “Its persistence, the fact it builds up... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How much poison is on your produce?strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juic
How much poison is on your produce?
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juice. The review was pulled together by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health-advocacy organization critical of pesticides. USDA tests showed that... Read more
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Brisbane Times
No added health risks from modified crops, according to new studya major policy step in calling on the food and agriculture industries to increa
No added health risks from modified crops, according to new study
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
a major policy step in calling on the food and agriculture industries to increase transparency regarding GMO foods", the Environmental Working Group in Washington said in a statement. "It acknowledges that as long as companies hide basic facts... Read more
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The Age
No added health risks from modified crops, according to new studya major policy step in calling on the food and agriculture industries to increa
No added health risks from modified crops, according to new study
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
a major policy step in calling on the food and agriculture industries to increase transparency regarding GMO foods", the Environmental Working Group in Washington said in a statement. "It acknowledges that as long as companies hide basic facts... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
No added health risks from modified crops, according to new studya major policy step in calling on the food and agriculture industries to increa
No added health risks from modified crops, according to new study
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
a major policy step in calling on the food and agriculture industries to increase transparency regarding GMO foods", the Environmental Working Group in Washington said in a statement. "It acknowledges that as long as companies hide basic facts... Read more
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Business Insider
A substance used in non-stick cookware since the 1940s is causing a 'national public health crisis ... with no apparent end in sight'regional problem to a national public health crisis that continues to widen, wi
A substance used in non-stick cookware since the 1940s is causing a 'national public health crisis ... with no apparent end in sight'
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
regional problem to a national public health crisis that continues to widen, with no apparent end in sight,” leaders of the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental research organization, wrote in a letter to the Environmental... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How much poison is on your produce?strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juic
How much poison is on your produce?
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juice. The review was pulled together by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health-advocacy organization critical of pesticides. USDA tests showed that... Read more
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ajc.com
Designer says home designs should stand test of timethe United Kingdom. The clothing is designed with antique linen and lace collec
Designer says home designs should stand test of time
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
the United Kingdom. The clothing is designed with antique linen and lace collected throughout Europe. - Blogs & websites: Environmental Working Group (EWG); Sustainability Essentials Webinars by Sustainable Furnishings Council, Mother Nature... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How much poison is on your produce?strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juic
How much poison is on your produce?
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juice. The review was pulled together by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health-advocacy organization critical of pesticides. USDA tests showed that... Read more
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The News-Times
How much poison is on your produce?strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juic
How much poison is on your produce?
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juice. The review was pulled together by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health-advocacy organization critical of pesticides. USDA tests showed that... Read more
3 related stories
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San Antonio Express-News
How much poison is on your produce?strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juic
How much poison is on your produce?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
strawberries and apples – almost always were coated with some residual bug juice. The review was pulled together by the Environmental Working Group, an environmental health-advocacy organization critical of pesticides. USDA tests showed that... Read more
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examiner.com
Green ways to deal with mosquitoesto DEET have shown varying effects, including vomiting, shaking, excitement, la
Green ways to deal with mosquitoes
examiner.com / Posted 15 days ago
to DEET have shown varying effects, including vomiting, shaking, excitement, lack of coordination, and seizures." Read the Environmental Working Group Guide to Bug Repellents which lists the Health Canada Recommendations for DEET Usage for... Read more
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examiner.com
The ‘Dirty Dozen’ is a scam, you knowEvery year the Environmental Working Group, as Washington-based organic lobbyin
The ‘Dirty Dozen’ is a scam, you know
examiner.com / Posted 18 days ago
Every year the Environmental Working Group, as Washington-based organic lobbying group, publishes a list they call the Dirty Dozen, allegedly a list of fruits and vegetables with the highest residual pesticide concentrations. And every year the... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
A matter of dignitydevelopmental and reproductive effects, as well as carcinogenic effects,” she s
A matter of dignity
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
developmental and reproductive effects, as well as carcinogenic effects,” she said. Sonya Lunder is an analyst with the Environmental Working Group based in Washington, D.C, which, this year, put strawberries at the top of the “Dirty Dozen” list... Read more
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examiner.com
Love Mother Earth? Do not send cut flowersfifty times what is allowed on imported foods and should be handled with gloves
Love Mother Earth? Do not send cut flowers
examiner.com / Posted 23 days ago
fifty times what is allowed on imported foods and should be handled with gloves according to Richard Wiles of the US Environmental Working Group. Sellers of fair trade, fair earth, organic, pesticide-free seasonal flowers are a better... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Note to feds: Start regulating toxics or let us do itchemical has been found in drinking water systems serving 7 million people in 2
Note to feds: Start regulating toxics or let us do it
Rutland Herald / Posted 30 days ago
chemical has been found in drinking water systems serving 7 million people in 27 states, according to the Washington-based Environmental Working Group, which says it based its figures on federal government data. The federal Environmental... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Councillor warns of risk to Clay Cross regeneration workaround 75 acres of agricultural land. Councillor Ted Mansbridge, chair of Clay
Councillor warns of risk to Clay Cross regeneration work
Derbyshire Times / Posted 30 days ago
around 75 acres of agricultural land. Councillor Ted Mansbridge, chair of Clay Cross Parish Council’s planning and environmental working group, said: “Opencasting would be the worst possible scenario and will potentially put regeneration... Read more
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FOX News
Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmeticsRevlon and Proctor & Gamble. A trade association representing more than 600 com
Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics
FOX News / Posted a month ago
Revlon and Proctor & Gamble. A trade association representing more than 600 companies is also supporting the bill. The Environmental Working Group said that the current regulatory system allows companies to put potentially dangerous chemicals... Read more

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