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The Peoples Gas pipe replacement program is driving up our bills while failing to achieve its public safety objective. We’re working to fix this troubled program and facilitate the transition to clean energy.


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I like that PIRG digs down and finds ways the system has been rigged against our long-term welfare and tries to translate that into legislative and legal action at the state, local and national levels. Nick Bridge, Member
We have a vision to transform our transportation system Danny Katz, Executive Director, CoPIRG
I greatly appreciate PIRG for fighting for a safer, healthier world. Helen M, Member
I see daily reminders of how much damage we have done and know that fixing that damage starts with me. Matt C.V., Member
I think your organization has done a great job selecting issues where the public interest needs an advocate. Clare Feinson, Member