Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 2/28/2001
Murkowski Energy Bill Increases Corporate Dependence on Taxpayer Subsidies
Incentives Inadequate to Stem Demand, Reduce Reliance on Foreign Oil
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For Immediate Release: 2/22/2001
Premature Infants Would Go Untreated, Die in Proposed Latin American Drug Trial
FDA May Endorse Unethical Placebo-Controlled Study
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For Immediate Release: 2/21/2001
Public Citizen Urges FDA to Deny Food Irradiation Petitions Until
FDA Failed to Follow Safety Rules Before Legalizing Irradiated Food
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For Immediate Release: 2/19/2001
Pacifica to Critics: Take Down Your Web Sites or We ll Sue
Two Web Sites Critical of Pacifica Foundation are Subject of Lawsuit Threats; First Amendment Protects Critics, Public Citizen Says
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For Immediate Release: 2/15/2001
Cash, Relationships Help Explain Bush Administration's Hands-Off Policy in California Electricity Crisis
February 15, 2001 Cash, Relationships Help Explain Bush Administration's Hands-Off Policy in California Electricity Crisis Top Power Suppliers Gave Millions to Republicans; Two Key Power Companies Headed by Men With Close Ties to Bush
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For Immediate Release: 2/14/2001
Ban on Lead-Wicked Candles Welcome, Long Overdue
Statement of Peter Lurie, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Public Citizen's Health Research Group, on Decision by Consumer Product Safety Commission to Ban Candles with Lead Wicks
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For Immediate Release: 2/14/2001
Strong Radiation Protection Standards Essential
For Scientific Decision on Yucca Mountain Nuclear Repository
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For Immediate Release: 2/7/2001
Mexican Truck Inspection Program Sorely Lacking, Allows Trucks with Faulty Brakes, Leaky Fuel Lines to Stay on Road
Lack of Rules Is Worrisome in Light of NAFTA Panel Order for U.S. to Give Mexican Trucks Access to All U.S. Roads
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For Immediate Release: 2/7/2001
Boosting the Individual Contribution Limit From $1,000 to $3,000 Would Put Federal Candidates in Pockets of Wealthy Individuals
February 7, 2001 Boosting the Individual Contribution Limit From $1,000 to $3,000 Would Put Federal Candidates in Pockets of Wealthy Individuals Proportion of Contributions from Donors Giving At Least $1,000 Could Rise from 46 Percent to 63 Percent, Public Citizen Analysis Warns
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For Immediate Release: 2/7/2001
Irate Airline Passenger Can Keep Web Site Critical of Airline
Alitalia Drops Suit Against Man Whose Lost Luggage Prompted Him to Establish
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