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Matt Casale
Director, Transform Transportation Campaign

Over the last four months, while the COVID pandemic has occupied the forefront of the American public’s consciousness, the Trump administration has indefinitely suspended a series of EPA regulatory activities and undone a collection of crucial environmental protections.

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Grace Brombach
Consumer Watchdog Associate

As states reopen across the country and Americans begin traveling again, it's important to know which precautions airlines are taking to keep passengers safe. 

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Gideon Weissman
Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

Many plans for building new highways are absurd. But do we miss something important by limiting our conversation about “highway boondoggles” to new highway capacity?

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Matt Wellington
Director, Campaigns To Stop The Overuse of Antibiotics & End The Nicotine Trap

Health professionals still don't have adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep themselves safe while they save lives. That's why we're calling for central, transparent coordination of the medical supply chain during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Danielle Melgar
Make It Toxic Free Campaign, Advocate

Bayer announced a settlement last week with tens of thousands of plaintiffs who alleged that glyphosate, the key ingredient in its Roundup weed killer, causes cancer. But the product is still available in stores. It’s long past the time to ban cancer-causing products from store shelves.

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Kevin O'Reilly
Advocate, Right to Repair Campaign

A blog for people who love quality

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Ethan Evans
Electric Buses, Healthy Kids Campaign, Associate

The the rideshare company Lyft recently announced a committment to transition to 100 percent electric vehicles. 

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Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

Right to Repair advocates continue to support hospitals’ ability to fix their equipment, and other campaign updates.

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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

On Monday, the U.S. House approved H.R. 5332, the Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2020 (Gottheimer-NJ). U.S. PIRG joined other leading advocates of credit reporting reform in a support letter to the House last week. The bill takes a number of steps to make it easier to fix credit reporting errors.

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Olivia Sullivan
Zero Waste Campaign, Associate

Why a season with no Coachella or Bonnaroo might be bad for music fans, but good for the planet—and an opportunity to rethink fashion.