Statement: California stops the use of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in cosmetics and textiles
Report: Polluters dumped ~200 million lbs. of toxics into waterways
Updated 2022 hurricane season coverage: Data, resources and interview opportunities
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Statement: New bill could expedite projects that would pollute America
Sen. Joe Manchin (WV) proposed on Wednesday new legislation aimed at speeding up the permitting and construction of energy projects, including pipelines, mining and transmission lines.
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.
Release: Proposed legislation would make airlines more accountable to passengers
U.S. PIRG, coalition of advocates, to ask Congress to address cancellations, refunds, other problems by eliminating airlines’ federal liability shield
Victory: CDOT removes I-25 widening from construction plans, replaces with over $100 million in transit, safety improvements
Transportation advocates and neighborhood leaders gathered in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood on Thursday to celebrate the removal of a massive highway widening project in their backyard along Interstate-25.
2022 heat wave/energy efficiency coverage: data, resources and interview opportunities
Release: Rural repair shops, farmers, advocates call for action during Right to Repair hearing
PIRG delivered a letter from 105 rural repair shops across the country to House Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development
New report spotlights wasteful highway boondoggles across the country
Report calls for fixing roads and bridges instead of pursuing more harmful highway expansions
New report: “The Need to Enforce: Waste Ban Regulations in Massachusetts”
Coalition calls for more resources devoted to getting banned materials out of landfills and incinerators.
New report spotlights M-83 expansion among national U.S. highway boondoggles
Maryland PIRG Foundation and Frontier Group released a new report on Thursday that exposes highway boondoggles across the country that, if completed, would not only waste billions of dollars but also worsen climate change, harm air quality and deepen our country’s harmful dependency on cars.
STATEMENT: Juul to pay nearly $440 million to settle probe into alleged kid-focused marketing
Juul Labs Inc., a major e-cigarette company, agreed Tuesday to pay 33 states plus Puerto Rico more than $438 million to end a joint multistate investigation into its allegedly teen-friendly marketing practices. It's welcome news, but Juul is only one company. Several other vape companies continue to sell flavored products that appeal to kids.