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Statement: New congressional report paints scary picture of toxic metals in baby food

A congressional report released Wednesday found the problem of toxic heavy metals in baby food is even worse than many suspected.

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U.S. PIRG joins organizations in letter supporting virgin plastic fee

U.S. PIRG co-authored a letter, signed by 20 coalition partners, sent to the House of Representatives on Tuesday supporting a bill that would place a per-pound fee on virgin plastic used for single-use products. The bill, REDUCE Act of 2021, was introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Tom Suozzi, following a companion bill introduced in the Senate by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse in August.

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Statement: US must meet new WHO air quality guidelines

The United Nations agency World Health Organization (WHO) issued updated air quality guidelines on Wednesday that aim to reduce pollution deaths and push forward the global adoption of clean energy. 

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Statement: U.S. House of Representatives must pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote early next week on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a major bipartisan package for transportation, clean water, power infrastructure and broadband. 

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STATEMENT: Boppy Co. recalls more than 3 million newborn loungers after eight babies died

A year after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned parents not to use nursing pillows and loungers for infant sleep, the CPSC and The Boppy Co. announced a recall Thursday of 3.3 million newborn loungers.

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