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Exelon Corporation announced plans this morning to separate its regulated utility business from its generation and customer-facing power supply business, creating two publicly traded companies. Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), the electric utility serving northern Illinois, would, along with five other regulated electric and gas utilities, remain a subsidiary of Exelon Utilities.

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Once again, product testing demonstrates that the risk of asbestos contamination in talc-based cosmetic products is simply too high to accept.

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Farmers need software tools to fix their tractors but manufacturers such as John Deere won’t sell them, despite a 2018 agreement

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We need to make it easier for clothing companies to reuse and recycle. Policy, data collection and nonprofits can help.

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Here are some tips to help consumers protect themselves during and after a disaster, including how to spot possible opportunists, bad deals and con-artists.

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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.

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