Monica Amarelo on Muck Rack

Monica Amarelo

Washington, DC
Director of Communications, EWG
Covers:  innovation, science policy, science, earth, nasa, washington dc, energy

@EWG Communications Dir. Tweeting about toxic chemicals, clean water, the environment + health. RT & follows ≠ endorsement. Views are my own. IG: mamarelo

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Biography

Monica Amarelo is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC, where she covers energy issues, the environment, global warming, health policy, and science.

Prior to that, she was managing editor of the quarterly science and security magazine the Public Interest Report. While there she covered cybe...

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@MonicaAmarelo — 1,673 followers, 7,225 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

The average woman using 12 personal care products a day, exposing herself to about 168 chemical ingredients.  http://bit.ly/2fDRS6U 

Sep 21, 2017

Flame Retardant Roulette: Once banned, chemicals slowly get out of our homes and our bodies. #ChemicalSafety  http://bit.ly/2ygCqoa 

Sep 21, 2017

Flame Retardant Roulette: Test your furniture - most older couches + easy chairs contain worrisome flame retardants.  http://bit.ly/2fDdtMT 

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Interview

What's your favorite social network?

In 2009, I found a $200 round trip airfare from DC to Moscow on Twitter. Yes, that's right. $200 rt. I've been a huge fan ever since.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I worked for my high school newspaper as a photographer and reporter. I interviewed teachers and students, and covered club events.

When's the best time to pitch you?

Between 8:30 - 10:30 am and after 3:30 pm ET.