US Public Interest Research Group

US Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG)

Address:218 D St SE
Washington, DC 20003

Phone:202-546-9707
Fax:202-546-2461
Web: www.uspirg.org
Established: 1983. Description:National lobbying office for state-based public interest research groups (PIRGs) across the country. The 25 state PIRGs are independent, non-profit, non-partisan public interest advocacy organizations. Promotes research, education, and advocacy in public interest areas such as clean water, clean air, consumer protection, privacy rights, and toxins reduction. Dues: $15/year.

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FACT and US Public Interest Research Group Education Fund also sent representatives to deliver the KFC petitions.
A recent US Public Interest Research Group study found that hand-held technology advancements are leading smartphone users to choose multi-modal transportation over privately owned vehicles, especially among 16- to 34-year-olds.
These and other Clorox products include chemicals proven to be dangerous to the environment and human health, as a 2004 report by the US Public Interest Research Group showed.
According to the findings of a survey conducted by IPSOS North America for the US Public Interest Research Group, a non-profit consumer advocacy group, up to 50% of mobile phone users in the US feel trapped by the expensive termination fees they face when trying to cancel their contracts early.
Janice Shields, research director at US Public Interest Research Group, a Washington, D.
The US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) has been campaigning to close the loophole in the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards that require SUVs and light trucks to average only 20.