Welcome to Consumer Reports Advocacy

Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit organization that works for a fair, safe and transparent marketplace.

Since we were founded as Consumers Union in 1936, we have advocated for the rights of all consumers. Now, we are united under the Consumer Reports name, bringing together our trusted testing, research, journalism, and advocacy.

We hope you will partner with us and our six million members for a better world.

CU comments on control of air pollution from motor vehicles

The proposed regulation builds on the progress made under the Tier 2 program by setting new vehicle emissions standards and lowering the permitted sulfur content of gasoline, beginning in 2017. For an estimated cost of less than one cent per gallon of gasoline and less than $150 per vehicle, the proposed standards would significantly lower nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, and fine particulate and air toxics emissions, saving thousands of lives and reducing air pollution-related hospitalizations every year. Consumers Union supports the proposed Tier 3 standards because they benefit vehicle owners, air quality, and public health. Consumers Union collected 31,068 signatures in support of the rule.

For the comments, click here.

IssuesEnergy