Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 1/12/2001
Norton Wrong Choice for Interior Secretary
Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Director Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
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For Immediate Release: 1/11/2001
Public Citizen Petitions NRC to Shut Down NY Reactor
Regulator Allowed Reactor Restart Without Conducting
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For Immediate Release: 1/10/2001
Medical Schools Teach Students to Accept Destructive Trends in Medicine
Criticisms of Market Influences on Training Published in Medical School Journal
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For Immediate Release: 1/10/2001
Bush Should Reject Energy Chief?s Recommendation on Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Dump
Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Director, Public Citizen?s Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
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For Immediate Release: 1/9/2001
Rollover Rating System Won't Make Vehicles Safer, Forces Consumers to Protect Themselves
New Rating System Is First Step in Long Road to Improved Safety; Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook
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For Immediate Release: 1/9/2001
Company's Lawsuits To Deter Critical Comments Backfire; Company Dismisses Cases,Pays Critics' Attorney Fees
Jan. 9, 2001 Company's Lawsuits To Deter Critical Comments Backfire; Company Dismisses Cases,Pays Critics' Attorney Fees WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals has paid $107,887 in attorney fees and agreed to dismiss two cases against stockholders who posted critical messages about the company on an Internet message board.
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For Immediate Release: 1/4/2001
N.Y. Nuclear Plant Restart Violates Regulations
NRC Allows Reactor to Restart Without Emergency Planning Drill
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For Immediate Release: 1/4/2001
Ford, Firestone Officials Took Narrow View When Recalling Tires, Ignoring Key Data While Admitting Tires Lacked Strength
Jan. 4, 2001 Ford, Firestone Officials Took Narrow View When Recalling Tires, Ignoring Key Data While Admitting Tires Lacked Strength Unsafe Firestone Tires Are Still on the Road, Should Be Recalled Immediately
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For Immediate Release: 1/3/2001
Abraham Wrong Choice for Energy Secretary
Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Director, Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
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For Immediate Release: 1/3/2001
A Deal is a Deal: Utilities' Attempts to Break Rate Freeze Should be Blocked
Jan. 3, 2001 A Deal is a Deal: Utilities' Attempts to Break Rate Freeze Should be Blocked Investor-owned Utilities Want Rewards, Not Risks from Deregulation
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