WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19: William McGee, consultant for the Consumers Union, testifies during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill March 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. McGee testified before the committee on the topic of 'The American Airlines/US Airways Merger: Consolidation, Competition, and Consumers.'
The proposed emissions standards have garnered support from unlikely allies, including automakers, environmental groups and consumer organizations like Consumers Union for a reason ... This common-sense rule is good for car owners, and it’s good for our health. We urge the EPA to finalize the rule and implement it swiftly.
The Consumers Union and its co-signers are asking for the FDA to require that all devices go through the agency’s premarket approval process ... The PMA process would be a huge step toward ensuring these devices are safe and effective before they are implanted into patients.More quotes »
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