SaferProducts.gov Puts Power Into the Hands of the Consumer

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By Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America You’re probably familiar with websites like Yelp and Angie’s List, where users can review businesses, research the most popular services in their area, and avoid bad customer service experiences. Websites like these make our daily lives a bit...
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Trump and FERC’s Proposed Bailouts: A Consumer’s Nightmare

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By Miles Farmer, Natural Resources Defense Council The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC, the nation’s grid regulator) and the Trump administration are working on bailouts for different types of power plants that could end up acting at cross-purposes with one another, creating a...
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Walmart Will Also Ban Toxic Paint Strippers

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By the Natural Resources Defense Council Following the lead of nearly all major home-improvement retailers, Walmart has now also committed to removing deadly paint strippers containing methylene chloride and N-methylpyrroliodone (NMP) from its shelves. The world’s largest retailer, Walmart will...
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