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Target Savannah pollution

...nation. This year the U.S. Public Interest Research Group listed it as No. 8. USPIRG Southern Field Director Robert Pregulman notes what many local residents already know: the Savannah is a dumping ground for paper and pulp mills and big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/26/edi_284687.shtml
Editorials
Area woman aims for safe playgrounds

...Products Inc. "If it had been a softer surface, she might have been all right." On Thursday, Ms. Johnson and Robert Pregulman of the Georgia Public Interest Research Group used the backdrop of children playing at Elliot Park to highlight a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/16/met_291619.shtml
Metro
Study: Savannah River No. 8 on pollution list

...that fail compliance with environmental laws. "Anytime a waterway is in the Top 10, it's a problem," said Robert Pregulman, PIRG's southern field director. "It's become a dumping ground for a lot of industries: paper mills, pulp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/19/met_283498.shtml
Metro | International Paper
Georgia banking costly

...expensive to bank in. Its poor rating can be attributed to the high number of big banks in the state's market, said Robert Pregulman, Southern field director for the research group. "Georgia is dominated by several very large banks," Mr. Pregulman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/15/bus_273146.shtml
Business
Spending record set in session

...campaign contribution limits. "I would characterize the session as one step forward and three steps backward," said Robert Pregulman, director of the Atlanta-based Southern field office for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, which opposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/22/met_288465.shtml
Metro
Errors plague credit reports

...Public Interest Research Group's report titled Mistakes Do Happen. "It's shocking, as a matter of fact," said Robert Pregulman in the organization's Atlanta office. "These credit reports are being used more and more to determine our fiscal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/13/bus_224020.shtml
Business
Watchdog group criticizes Georgia payday loan bill

...legalizing high-interest loans, the group said Tuesday. It opens the door to more lending abuses, PIRG spokesman Robert Pregulman said. "If Rep. Reichert's bill is enacted into law, payday lenders in Georgia would be allowed to charge their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/02/bus_280875.shtml
Business
South Carolina clean water record poor, study says

...much poorer job controlling pollution than (companies) in states with more industry and less population," said Robert Pregulman, USPIRG's field organizer in a four-state region. The study examined Environmental Protection Agency records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/27/met_205938.shtml
Metro
Bill would raise donation limits

...Raising campaign contribution limits in Georgia ... is like pouring gasoline on a fire to put it out," said Robert Pregulman, director of the Southern field office for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. "According to the convoluted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/02/met_282238.shtml
Metro
Richmond ranks high in industrial foul-ups

...it's one pound or 3,000 pounds, there are still way too many toxic chemical accidents in Richmond County," said Robert Pregulman, PIRG's southern field organizer. Richmond, ranked 65th, and Chatham - ranked 16th with 171 reported spills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/05/met_200945.shtml
Metro | International Paper