New Report: Transformational Producer Responsibility law and municipal actions position Colorado for breakthrough on statewide recycling
STATEMENT: CDC issues scary warning about deli counters connected to listeria outbreak
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Statement: With stronger regulations, Massachusetts takes step to reduce waste disposal
New waste bans are an important step towards reducing trash in the Commonwealth.
During Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, CoPIRG Foundation urges school districts to adopt ‘Filter First’ approach to kids’ drinking water
RELEASE: FTC to crack down on lack of funeral home price disclosures
The FTC said its research shows that more than 60% of funeral home websites have little or no pricing information.
STATEMENT: USDA takes step toward addressing salmonella in poultry
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Friday that it wants to look at new ways to reduce salmonella in poultry products and cut down on the number of people who get sick every year.
As robotexts skyrocket, new efforts emerge to fight scam texts and robocalls
Spam robotexts in the U.S. have gone from 1 billion a month last year to 15.6 billion a month now.
Consumer Alert: Beware flood-damaged cars brought to Colorado after Hurricane Ian
Our Consumer Watchdog program is issuing an alert to consumers to watch-out for flood-damaged vehicles showing up in Colorado from regions hit by Hurricane Ian.
New Superbugs in Stock report: grocery stores failing to stop antibiotic overuse in meat supply chains
RELEASE: In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, consumers should avoid buying flooded vehicles
In the weeks and months ahead, consumers should watch out for vehicles for sale that were damaged by flooding during Hurricane Ian. See our guide for tips on detecting a damaged vehicle.
Report: Polluters dumped ~200 million lbs. of toxics into waterways
Call to cut down water pollution as Supreme Court case, 50th anniversary of Clean Water Act, near
Denver region approves removal of I-25 widening project from transportation plan
In a final step, Denver's regional planning body approved the removal of the I-25 Central widening project from its transportation plan, following a similar action by the Colorado Department of Transportation last week.