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Consumer Reports commends U.S. governors for supporting federal clean car standards that save Americans money

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of governors from 23 states has joined California in calling on the Trump Administration to preserve the current federal…

July 9, 2019

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Consumer Reports calls on Congress to stop federal rollbacks of fuel economy standards

WASHINGTON, DC – David Friedman, Vice President of Advocacy for Consumer Reports, testified on Thursday, June 20, at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing…

June 21, 2019

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South Carolina rejects Duke Energy fee hike after “What the Fee?!” outcry

Consumer Reports commends SC public service commission for defending consumer access to affordable electricity Thanks to a large public outcry by South Carolinians, Duke Energy’s…

May 2, 2019

America’s air is getting worse, says American Lung Association in new report

Findings show importance of strengthening America’s vehicle emissions policies America’s air is getting worse, and a new analysis by the American Lung Association finds that…

April 26, 2019

Fact Sheet: Duke Energy plans fee hike in South Carolina

Duke Energy, an electric utility company, is requesting the right to triple its “basic facilities fees” for its customers in South Carolina. Consumer Reports is…

March 8, 2019

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Consumer Reports Testimony to call on Congress to Stop Administration Rollbacks, Start Helping Consumers Cut Home Energy Bills

David Friedman, Vice President of Advocacy for Consumer Reports, to deliver testimony at House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee hearing, “Wasted Energy: DOE’s Inaction on…

March 6, 2019

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As EPA rolls back Clean Power Plan, Consumer Reports survey finds strong support for clean energy

Monday, October 29, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks public comment on its proposal to roll back its Clean Power…

October 29, 2018

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Consumer Reports: Federal rollback of fuel economy standards would increase consumer costs, decrease car sales, decrease auto safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today filed formal comments with the federal government in strong opposition to its proposal to roll back the nation’s fuel…

October 26, 2018

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Consumer Reports on GM call for federal government to back national electric vehicle program

Friday, October 26, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — General Motors today is calling on the federal government to adopt a nationwide program to boost the sale…

October 26, 2018

Modern Vehicle Lightweighting: A Review on Safety of Reduced Weight Vehicles

This report prepared for Consumer Reports reviews the crash performance of two lightweight production vehicles and includes peer-reviewed government funded studies that document the safety…

October 24, 2018

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