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Study: Farmed salmon show high PCB levels

...in recent years, and about 23 million people now eat the fish more than once a month. But a study by the Environmental Working Group found that seven of 10 farmed salmon recently purchased at grocery stories in Washington D.C., San Francisco...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073003/sta_farmedsalmon.shtml
News
When buying strawberries, look for shiny, deep red fruit

...one fruit where it is a good idea to buy organic if you are concerned about toxic pesticide exposure. The Environmental Working Group puts out a list each year of the "Dirty Dozen," the twelve most contaminated fruits and vegetables. Strawberries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050407/nei_20070504003.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau, stop adding fluoride to water

...of the population we should be especially concerned about is infants and young children. According to the Environmental Working Group, infants and young children are at a three to four times higher risk of over-exposure to fluoride than adults...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091106/opi_20060911097.shtml
Opinion
My turn: The facts against fluoride

...that tooth enamel is the only tissue affected by low daily doses of fluoride ingestion." According to the Environmental Working Group, in July 2005, "Over the past 10 years a large body of peer-reviewed science has raised concerns that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073007/opi_20070730004.shtml
Opinion
Fresh cherries better than cough drops

...advantage to buying organic, because cherries are one of the most heavily sprayed fruits. According to the Environmental Working Group, pesticide residues were found in 91 percent of the commercially grown cherries tested. Sweet cherries are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062806/nei_20060628002.shtml
Neighbors
Disputing 'elevated' mercury guidelines

...the propaganda coming from Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, or the Environmental Working Group. They should follow the Seychelles - or Japan, where people eat more fish yet live longer lives on average...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102407/let_20071024031.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Study claims fluoride causes cancer in youth

...released its report on the Douglas affair. They simply issued a four paragraph statement. Last October, the Environmental Working Group wrote the university a letter asking Harvard to release the full text of their final report. So far, no report...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092807/opi_20070928022.shtml
Opinion
My Turn : Fluoridate our water? No thanks.

...population, including pregnant women, infants and small children. These concerns were highlighted in a recent Environmental Working Group analysis that found infants and young children are at a three to four times higher risk of overexposure to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062907/opi_20070629008.shtml
Opinion
Time to end farm subsidies

...just 10 percent of the largest and wealthiest producers have taken home 74 percent of the subsidies, an Environmental Working Group database shows.That trend toward more subsidies flowing into fewer pockets is poised to continue as agriculture...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-03/time-end-farm-subsidies
Opinion
New federal study shows mercury in fish widespread

...This is showing that the problem is much more widespread," said Sonya Lunder, a senior analyst for the Environmental Working Group, which has pushed for stronger advisories on consumption of mercury-laden fish and controls on the sources...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082009/sta_483649590.shtml

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