The United States has a toxic waste problem. But a lack of funding has lead to a dropoff in cleanup completion rates, found "Superfund Underfunded," a report compiled by our research partners at U.S. PIRG Education Fund.
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Thanks in large part to the advocacy of our national network and coalition partners, 2021 is shaping up to be a big year for Right to Repair with fourteen states considering legislation that would give consumers the right to fix their stuff.
Ongoing research by U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group, analyzing government data, shows that too many of the 1.3 million Americans residing in the nation’s 15,000 nursing homes are at risk due to dangerous shortages of personal protective equipment and/or staff.
From terrorist financing to Medicare fraud, anonymous shell companies have shielded the identities of wrongdoers and served as financial getaway cars for hiding dirty money. But in a historic override of a presidential veto, Congress has outlawed anonymous shell companies in the United States.
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These days, calls about supposed car warranties seem to have replaced Rachel. Just about everyone is getting robocalls about car warranties that are expiring, or some such nonsense.
How to avoid textile “wish-cycling” and why clothing companies need to bear responsibility for the waste crisis their products create.
Some of your friends or relatives have received two COVID-19 relief/ stimulus payments in the past year. And a third may be on the way soon. If you haven’t received anything yet and believe you should have, don’t fret.
You have six weeks to file your income tax return for 2020. Every year, it seems there are more issues to watch out for.
One in 20 people was a victim in 2019. Account takeovers, which involve a criminal gaining access to an existing account, soared by 72 percent in 2019.
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.