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STATEMENT: Biden plans executive order supporting Right to Repair

While broader action is possible, reports indicate that the Biden administration will at least call on the FTC to remove repair restrictions on farm equipment

News Release | U.S. PIRG, Environment America, and Frontier Group

Superfund sites in potential path of Hurricane Elsa

There are at least nine Superfund toxic waste sites in the path of Hurricane Elsa, the first hurricane of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. There have also been four tropical storms so far this season.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Consumer Protection

Statement: U.S. PIRG helps reintroduce Rep. Maloney’s Overdraft Protection Act

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) hosted a press conference with U.S. PIRG and other consumer advocacy organizations on Wednesday to reintroduce the Overdraft Protection Act.

News Release | US PIRG Education Fund | Consumer Tips

Statement: Battle against robocalls enters new era June 30

 Starting Wednesday, Americans can expect to receive fewer annoying, illegal robocalls. That’s the deadline the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) imposed on most phone providers nationwide to install Caller ID verification to confirm whether calls on their network are actually coming from the number on display.

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