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Denver is considering a planning amendment that has the potential to transform the city's downtown while setting an example for other cities for how...

Jun 11, 2018 Blog Post
CFPB Data Reveal Consumer Complaints by Company

For most of its history, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has stood up for consumers, including by publishing detailed analyses of financial complaints. However,...

Jun 5, 2018 Report
The Case for Public Access to the CFPB’s Financial Complaints Database

The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, is considering removing public access to the CFPB's online repository of more than one...

Jun 4, 2018 Report
Uranium Mining Threatens a National Treasure - 2018 Update

Uranium mining is among the riskiest industrial activities in the world. Every uranium mine ever operated in the United States has required some degree of...

May 31, 2018 Report

On broken appliances and a broken system.

May 17, 2018 Blog Post

Ten years ago, one million tons of toxic waste spilled into the Clinch and Emory Rivers in Tennessee, forcing evacuations, devastating a river and a...

May 9, 2018 Blog Post

While we are busy rethinking everything about transportation, we might as well figure out how to make the next iteration of our transportation system one...

May 8, 2018 Blog Post
Clean Transportation for Healthier Neighborhoods and Cleaner Air

All-electric buses are here, and they’re cleaner, healthier and often cheaper for transit agencies, school districts and bus contractors to run in the long-term....

May 3, 2018 Report

Last week, we released the ninth edition of Following the Money, our annual report with U.S. PIRG Education Fund evaluating governments on their online financial...

May 1, 2018 Blog Post
Coal Ash Ponds Put Our Waterways at Risk

When coal-fired power plants burn coal, they leave behind toxic ash waste. Often, this ash waste is stored in uncovered ponds that are susceptible to...

Apr 30, 2018 Report

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