With Oregon on the verge of implementing a statewide public health insurance option, OSPIRG is analyzing the best paths forward for the policy and sharing our findings with key state lawmakers. We're also helping Oregonians share their health care stories and show support for a strong public option.
The EPA has finalized part one of its National Recycling Strategy, which seeks to build a more circular economy by allowing citizens easier access to recycling. But given that less than 10% of plastic waste is recycled, the plan fails to account for the reality that if we truly hope to get plastic pollution under control, we just need to use less to begin with.
The holiday season should be about making delicious meals with loved ones, not worrying about breathing in toxic pollutants from gas stoves while cooking. Our research partners at U.S. PIRG Education Fund have released a guide on how to avoid air pollution from gas stoves.
Our report highlights how flier complaints have soared as airlines cancel flights, deny refunds, and ruin plans. Find out which airlines have the most complaints and what you can do.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Tuesday that increases the recycled content of plastics and other products.
You may be setting aside those cloth or surgical masks and shopping for some N95 masks or KN95s that are supposed to be widely available. But . . . there unfortunately are lots of counterfeit products out there too.
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.