News Release: Retailer report card shows what retailers are acting to protect families from toxic chemicals, many failing

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: November 14, 2018   Report: Retailers Make Progress Protecting Consumers from Toxic Chemicals, Restaurant Chains Lag Behind Montpelier, VT – A report released today reveals that major retail companies are making slow but meaningful progress at improving the chemical safety of the products, food, and packaging…

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Press Release: VPIRG joins partners in urging the state to protect the public from harmful PFAS chemicals

VPIRG joined the Conservation law Foundation (CLF) and other partners in filing a petition calling for new drinking water standards in Vermont that better protect the public from harmful PFAS chemicals. The petition calls on the Agency of Natural Resources to implement water treatment solutions to protect Vermonters from the…

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VT Candidates Take No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge

Now more than ever, Vermonters need elected officials who are willing to take bold action towards reducing our dependence on dirty energy and fossil fuels. Despite broad consensus that we must transition away from dirty fossil fuels, Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise. From reduced snowfall, to extreme weather…

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