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Tell Whole Foods: Move Beyond Plastic

Whole Foods has led on plastics in the past, but the company recently got an "F" in a report by As You Sow for failing to tackle plastic pollution. Tell Whole Foods' CEO to get rid of single-use plastics in its stores.

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News Release | U.S. PIRG & Environment America

The U.S. House Energy & Commerce environment subcommittee advanced two key measures to protect drinking water on Wednesday: H.R. 3291, the Assistance, Quality, and Affordability Act (AQUA), and H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act.

News Release | US PIRG

In an effort to protect infants from unsafe consumer products, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2021.

News Release | USPIRG

The United States Department of Transportation has reportedly told Texas transportation officials on Wednesday to stop eminent domain activities around a proposed multi-billion highway widening project that would cut through downtown Houston.

News Release | U.S. PIRG

The Fortune 50 retailer Target announced a new goal Tuesday to reduce its use of virgin plastic 20 percent by 2025 across its own brand frequency products. It is part of a new sustainability strategy called Target Forward and covers such key categories as household cleaning, personal care and beauty.

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund

New report documents consumer complaints to the CFPB about digital wallets and peer-to-peer (P2P) apps.

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