Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 5/2/2001
Industry Group Formed to Push Bush-Cheney Dirty Energy Agenda
May 2, 2001 Industry Group Formed to Push Bush-Cheney Dirty Energy Agenda Threatens to Chill Conservation, Alternative Sources Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Director, Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
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For Immediate Release: 5/1/2001
Public Citizen Applauds Introduction of Schumer-McCain Bill to Make Less Costly Generic Drugs More Widely Available
May 1, 2001 Public Citizen Applauds Introduction of Schumer-McCain Bill to Make Less Costly Generic Drugs More Widely Available WASHINGTON, D.C. Public Citizen today applauded Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) for introducing legislation to provide consumers with much more timely access to less costly generic prescription drugs. The legislation is called the "Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act."
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For Immediate Release: 4/30/2001
Public Citizen, Medical Resident and Student Organizations Petition OSHA to Limit Work Hours for Medical Residents
More Auto Crashes, More Depression and More Pregnancy Complications Among Sleep-Deprived Medical Residents
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For Immediate Release: 4/30/2001
National Bioethics Advisory Commission Report Dangerously Weakens International Protections
Report Provides Less Protection for Participants in International Research Than Declaration of Helsinki
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For Immediate Release: 4/25/2001
Citizen Groups Denounce Plans for Nuclear Waste Transport Through Florida
Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice * Suwanee-St. John Sierra Club * Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
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For Immediate Release: 4/25/2001
Dangerous Tires Prone to Shred Are Still on Road, Investigation Shows
Consumers Call for Expanded Recall, Information Campaign and Updated Safety Standards
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For Immediate Release: 4/25/2001
Citizen Groups Denounce Proposal for Nuclear Waste Transport Through Georgia
Radioactive Roads and Rails Campaign Arrives in Atlanta Marking 15th Anniversary of Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
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For Immediate Release: 4/25/2001
Ford Ultimately Responsible for Ford-Firestone Tragedy; Steps Must Be Taken Now to Ensure No More People Die Unnecessarily
April 25, 2001 Ford Ultimately Responsible for Ford-Firestone Tragedy; Steps Must Be Taken Now to Ensure No More People Die Unnecessarily Statement of Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen President We are here today to look both forward and backward. We look forward to explore how we can prevent the Ford-Firestone tragedy from happening again. And we turn backward to tell you what Ford and Firestone will never admit about how this happened.
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For Immediate Release: 4/23/2001
Fix Available for Deadly GM s Rolling Firebomb Pickups
?April 23, 2001 Fix Available for Deadly GM s Rolling Firebomb Pickups Statement of Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen President We are here to talk about one of the most dangerously defective vehicles on the road today the GM C/K pickup truck with side saddle gas tanks and how truck owners can finally protect themselves from grisly deaths in crashes in these vehicles.
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For Immediate Release: 4/18/2001
Public Citizen Urges Food Industry to Keep Irradiated Food Out of Stores and Restaurants
Letter Warns 350 of the Largest Corporations of Potential Harm to Customers
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