Environmental Working Group

EPA scores enforcement wins, losses in 2023; announces funding for vulnerable communities

by The New Lede | December 20, 2023
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scored both wins and losses in its enforcement of environmental laws for 2023, stepping up fines for polluters and on-site inspections but cleaning up fewer pollutants than it has in a decade, according to the agency’s annual enforcement and ...

New Studies Show PFAS in Artificial Grass Blades and Backing

by Environmental Working Group | October 29, 2019
In July, the Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged that synthetic turf contains toxic chemicals, some of which are known to cause cancer. The EPA report was not a formal risk assessment and did not address the potential harm. PEER and the Ecology Center tested eight different ...
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