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Another Chance to Rein In Unlimited, Secret Crop Insurance Subsidies

Another Chance to Rein In Unlimited, Secret Crop Insurance Subsidies www.ewg.org 41 TWEETS

When U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual spending bill comes up for action again in the House and Senate next month, Congress may finally get a chance to rein in unlimited, secret subsidies to some of the nation’s largest farm businesses.

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Forbes Fat Cats Collect Taxpayer-Funded Farm Subsidies

Forbes Fat Cats Collect Taxpayer-Funded Farm Subsidies www.ewg.org 34 TWEETS

The federal government paid out $11.3 million in taxpayer-funded farm subsidies to 50 billionaires or farm businesses in which they had an interest between 1995 and 2012, and changes to the farm bill being weighed by Congress could well increase their tak

www.ewg.org/research/forbes-fat-cats-collect-taxpayer-funded-farm-subsidies

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All Over The Map | Environmental Working Group

All Over The Map | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 4 TWEETS

80 articles published in the last year added to EWG interactive mapAn interactive map developed by the Environmental Working Group shows where more than 630 U.S. newspapers have published editorials since 2007 demanding meaningful reform of the federal fa

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What to Expect when Expecting – A Farm Bill | Environmental Working Group

What to Expect when Expecting – A Farm Bill | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 28 TWEETS

 No one expected the House Agriculture Committee to produce a farm bill that protects taxpayers, supports family farmers, rewards stewards of the land and feeds the hungry. And, boy, the committee, which is dominated by representatives of subsidized agric

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What the Chemical Lobby Wants  | Environmental Working Group

What the Chemical Lobby Wants | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

Let’s call it like it is.  The Chemical Safety Improvement Act, introduced in the Senate two weeks ago, is no “bipartisan breakthrough,” as some have heralded it. 

www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2013/06/what-chemical-lobby-wants

EWG Sunscreens

EWG Sunscreens www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, but beyond that surprisingly little is known about the safety and effectiveness of these ubiquitous creams and sprays. FDA's latest delay in implementing its too-weak sunscreen standards perpetuates this state of confusion.

www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/best-sunscreens/best-beach-sport-sunscreens/

Tip 5 - Wash those hands, but avoid Triclosan | Environmental Working Group

Tip 5 - Wash those hands, but avoid Triclosan | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

Washing our hands is something we do many times a day because it's a proven way to kill germs. So why are we highlighting something you already do? Because it's an effective -- but often overlooked -- way to reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals, especi

www.ewg.org/research/healthy-home-tips/tip-5-wash-those-hands-avoid-triclosan

Farmers Deliver 60,000+ EWG Petition Signatures to Washington  | Environmental Working Group

Farmers Deliver 60,000+ EWG Petition Signatures to Washington | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

Organic Valley farmers Abbie Corse and Terry Ingram came to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress and deliver petition signatures demanding a better Farm Bill, one that protects our food, water and land.  www.ewg.org/worthprotecting

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New Chemicals: Sell First, Test for Safety Later? | Environmental Working Group

New Chemicals: Sell First, Test for Safety Later? | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

A lot of people assume a company can’t sell a chemical until it is has been proved safe.They’re wrong. Under current law, the Environmental Protection Agency is charged with determining that a chemical is not likely to present an unreasonable risk before

www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2013/05/new-chemicals-sell-first-test-safety-later

Skin Cancer on the Rise   EWG's 2013 Guide to Sunscreens

Skin Cancer on the Rise EWG's 2013 Guide to Sunscreens www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, but beyond that surprisingly little is known about the safety and effectiveness of these ubiquitous creams and sprays. FDA's latest delay in implementing its too-weak sunscreen standards perpetuates this state of confusion.

www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/skin-cancer-on-the-rise/

The Fincher that Stole Food Stamps | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

 Congressman Fincher: Stop stealing our moneyOver the weekend, the 2nd most heavily subsidized farmer in Congress – and one of the largest subsidy recipients in Tennessee history – said Washington should not “steal” from taxpayers to support food assistan

www.ewg.org/agmag/2013/05/fincher-stole-food-stamps

Do Sunscreens Damage Skin? EWG's 2013 Guide to Sunscreens www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, but beyond that surprisingly little is known about the safety and effectiveness of these ubiquitous creams and sprays. FDA's latest delay in implementing its too-weak sunscreen standards perpetuates this state of confusion.

www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/do-sunscreens-prevent-skin-damage/

What Not to Bring on Vacation EWG's 2013 Guide to Sunscreens www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, but beyond that surprisingly little is known about the safety and effectiveness of these ubiquitous creams and sprays. FDA's latest delay in implementing its too-weak sunscreen standards perpetuates this state of confusion.

www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/what-not-to-bring-on-vacation/

Best Makeup with SPF EWG's 2013 Guide to Sunscreens www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, but beyond that surprisingly little is known about the safety and effectiveness of these ubiquitous creams and sprays. FDA's latest delay in implementing its too-weak sunscreen standards perpetuates this state of confusion.

www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/best-sunscreens/best-makeup-with-spf/

EWG’s 2013 Guide to Sunscreens: What to Use, What to Lose | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

Ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, Environmental Working Group today released its 7th annual Sunscreen Guide rating the safety and efficacy of more than 1,400 sunscreens, lotions, lip products and makeups that advertise sun protection.

www.ewg.org/release/ewg-s-2013-guide-sunscreens-what-use-what-lose

EWG's 2013 Guide to Sunscreens www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

Sunscreens prevent sunburns, but beyond that surprisingly little is known about the safety and effectiveness of these ubiquitous creams and sprays. FDA's latest delay in implementing its too-weak sunscreen standards perpetuates this state of confusion.

www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/

Tea For Me, Not For You | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

A day after the Senate Agriculture committee passed its version of the 2013 farm bill, the House committee did the same. The Senate wrongly trimmed nutrition and conservation programs while boosting crop insurance subsidies.  The House version, voted out

www.ewg.org/agmag/2013/05/tea-me-not-you

Why Environmentalists (and Every American) Should Reject the House Farm Bill | Environmental Working Group

Why Environmentalists (and Every American) Should Reject the House Farm Bill | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 2 TWEETS

 The budget-busting farm bill approved Wednesday night (May 15) by the House Agriculture Committee and its leaders – Reps. Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) and Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) – is nothing but bad news for the environment. Here’s why:

www.ewg.org/agmag/2013/05/why-environmentalists-and-every-american-should-reject-house-farm-bill

Fracking Harms Won’t Respect Town Boundaries | Environmental Working Group

Fracking Harms Won’t Respect Town Boundaries | Environmental Working Group www.ewg.org 1 TWEETS

Earlier this month, a New York appellate court upheld a lower court ruling that cities and towns in New York state have the right to ban drilling and hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas. According to news accounts, more than 100 communities in th

www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2013/05/fracking-harms-won-t-respect-town-boundaries

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