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.
Solid Waste | U.S. PIRG
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.
Days before the nation reached the grim milestone of 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, U.S. PIRG called on Congress to rapidly approve requests for COVID-19 response funding outlined by President Joe Biden before his inauguration.
We can't do it without you.
U.S. PIRG is your advocate for the public interest, speaking out for healthier, safer, more secure lives for all of us.
News & Research
My first-hand, step-by-step guide to freezing your credit reports
Congressional leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the new CLEAN Future Act on Tuesday. The legislation lays out a path for the United States to reach economy-wide emissions reduction targets that would allow the country to hit net zero emissions by 2050.
Our statement in response to the announcement by the Big Three credit bureaus that they would extend weekly free credit reports for another year in response to the pandemic. They can and should do much more.
U.S. PIRG Education Fund report documents that complaints to the CFPB, led by complaints about credit bureaus, set new records in 2020.
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.