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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate

We’re launching a campaign calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a destructive herbicide, dicamba. Here’s why.

 | by
Lisa Frank
Vice President and D.C. Director, The Public Interest Network

Many communities were cut off by highway projects. A new program aims to help.

High gas prices are not going anywhere soon, thanks to the supply shocks from the pandemic and the war in Ukraine. Some Americans might be able to switch to bikes or public transportation to avoid the worst of this crisis. But even for those in rural areas who cannot practically or safely make that switch, there are still alternatives.

 | by
Lisa Frank
Vice President and D.C. Director, The Public Interest Network

The Supreme Court yesterday limited the EPA’s ability to limit power plant pollution. There’s still a lot the EPA can and must do, as well as states, cities and companies, but in the meantime, here are three actions Congress should take to act on climate.

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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

As passengers swelter through a summer of airline delays and cancellations, the U.S. Department of Transportation asked U.S. PIRG to present on whether requiring airlines to provide more information earlier in the search process would increase consumer choice and further the recommendations of the President's Executive Order on Competition.  

Screenshot from slide deck features 1929 "Offical Airline Guide." Public domain courtesy Smithsonian Institution via archive.org.