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Michelle Pfeiffer joins board of Washington-based environmental group

Actress Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the board of the Environmental Working Group. (Dan Steinberg / Invision/AP)
Actress Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the board of the Environmental Working Group. (Dan Steinberg / Invision/AP)
By Emily Heil The Washington Post

Board meetings for the Environmental Working Group just a got a little more glam: Actress Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the group’s board of directors. The onetime Catwoman will help steer the Washington-based greenie group, which focuses on harmful ingredients found in consumer products.

In a statement, Pfeiffer said she has come to rely on EWG’s research “to help my family avoid toxic chemicals.

”Now more than ever, we need EWG to lead the fight for a clean environment in Washington,“ she said.

Also joining the board is Meg Hirshberg, wife of organic-yogurt-maker Stoneyfield Farm co-founder Gary Hirshberg.

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