PIRG in the News

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Push on to expand state's bottle bill

Fitchburg State University students and faculty are hoping to clean up the city and the state and encourage recycling by advocating for the proposed expansion of the state bottle bill to include non-carbonated beverages.

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Students speak up for Bottle Bill

MCLA students may have been slightly bewildered on their way to lunch Monday, Feb. 24  when they were greeted in the Marketplace by a large, anthropomorphic plastic water bottle.

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MASSPIRG remains busy on campus

Many students have heard about the organization known as MASSPIRG. With so many other clubs on campus, though, trying to keep track of which one is doing what can become confusing. 

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FSU students take aim at trash burning

FITCHBURG -- Fitchburg State University students Thursday rallied for a change in state trash-burning policy.

States lose $40b in revenue to offshore tax havens, MASSPIRG study says

While the debate over offshore tax loopholes generally takes a national focus, a consumer advocacy group is reporting that states lose nearly $40 billion a year in tax revenues to companies and wealthy people who shelter money abroad.

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