Safe Energy

Issue | Health Care

Fighting The High Cost Rx Drugs

Brand-name drug companies have been paying off generic drug makers to delay competition and keep prices high. This widespread pay-for-delay scheme needs to be put to an end. 

A New Direction In Driving Trends

After a 60 year boom, driving is on the decline in the U.S. and no likely scenario shows it returning to previous levels of growth. 

Issue | Budget, Tax

Stop the Handouts to Big Oil

Every year this mature, highly-profitable industry recieves over $4 billion in subsidies.Taxpayer money should go to fund important programs that work for the public, not pad the pockets of the most profitable of companies.

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Safe Energy

Unacceptable Risk

American nuclear power plants are not immune to the types of natural disasters, mechanical failures, human errors, and losses of critical electric power supplies that have characterized major nuclear accidents such as the one at Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan. Indeed, at several points over the last 20 years, American nuclear power plants have experienced “close calls” that could have led to damage to the reactor core and the subsequent release of large amounts of radiation.

Report | Florida PIRG Education Fund | Safe Energy

The High Cost of Nuclear Power

Renewable energy sources can produce far more electricity than nuclear plants for less money, according to the new Florida PIRG report.

News Release | Florida PIRG | Safe Energy

New Report: Building New Nuclear Plants is a Bad Investment

New Florida PIRG report shows that dollar for dollar, a clean energy portfolio can produce more energy than nuclear power.

Beat High Bank Fees

Banks rely on consumer indifference when they raise fees. They count on consumers not shopping around. PIRG’s Big Banks, Bigger Fees reports routinely find that small banks and credit unions are not following the big banks’ lead; they still offer many free or low cost accounts.

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Tell the CEO of Publix: Stand with consumers and give us the right to know what's in our food. Label your store-brand products that contain GMOs.

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