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Leading Groups File SEC Comment on "Best Interest" Standard

You can download this letter from leading consumer, civil rights, labor and older American organizations, including U.S. PIRG. It was filed as a comment describing our concerns with the SEC's proposed "Best Interest" standard intended to ensure that all individuals and firms offering investment advice act in a fiduciary capacity, or in the best interest of their clients.

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Superfund Sites in the Path of Hurricane Laura

There are dozens of Superfund hazardous waste sites in states affected by Hurricane Laura. Flooding of hazardous waste sites can result in toxic substances finding their way into flood waters and nearby communities. See the full list of sites and information on the risks, as well as how to protect yourself, here.

Resource | Transportation

A New Direction In Driving Trends

After a 60 year boom, driving is on the decline in the U.S. and no likely scenario shows it returning to previous levels of growth. 

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Amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Ohio v. AMEX

On July 6, 2017, U.S. PIRG Education Fund filed with the U.S. Supreme Court an amicus brief in support of a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by the states of Ohio, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Rhode Island, Utah, and Vermont.

Consumer tip sheet for people impacted by Hurricane Florence

 

Millions of Americans have been adversely affected by Hurricane Florence. Here are some tips to help people in the storm zone ensure that no one takes advantage of them and that they and their loved ones stay safe.

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