Once one of the most visible opponents to repair access, Apple has now reversed its longstanding policy against making spare parts and repair software tools available to customers. The commitment came just days after the company pledged to stop deactivating Face ID for iPhone screens repaired independently.
Another Colorado town has jumped on board with zero-emission transportation. Vail is the ninth Colorado city, town or county to make such a commitment in response to the GoEV City campaign led by CoPIRG and other groups. The decision came after a summer of record-breaking bad air days.
The 36th annual Trouble in Toyland report calls attention to counterfeit toys evading safety rules and other issues online and in stores. Check out our tips on how to identify potentially unsafe toys and to minimize the risk in your home.
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Even though legitimate toymakers deserve kudos for making many of their products safer over the years, too often, Americans end up buying dangerous toys for children for the holidays. CoPIRG Foundation’s 36th annual Trouble in Toyland report shows that many of those toys are counterfeit or recalled products, but still make their way into consumers’ shopping carts.
Governor Polis’s proposal includes over $250 million for reducing the cost of riding transit, rolling out more e-bikes and electric school buses, replacing dirty diesel trucks, and boosting a program that makes main streets safer and more comfortable for people to walk, bike, roll, ride transit and live their lives. The next big investment we need - increased transit service.
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In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.