Are you as fed up as I am with getting screwed out of your minutes? Or over billed for cable or whatever? These companies get away with it in part because we have such a limited voice in setting the prices or the quality of service. If we all do our part, thing might change a little.
Airline Baggage and Service: Aviation Consumer Protection Division, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room 4107, C-75, Washington, DC 20590; 202-366-2220; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Office of Liaison and Public Information, 650 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Room 8290, Washington, DC 20226; Email: email@example.com.
Auto Dealers: Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Automobile—Vehicles and Equipment: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation, NSA-10.01, 400 7th St. SW, Washington, DC 20590; 888-DASH-2-DOT (327-4236); 202-366-7882 (fax).
Banking—Federal Savings & Loan and Federal Savings Banks: Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20552; 800-613-6743; 800-613-6743 (fax); Email: Customer.Assistance@occ.treas.gov.
Banking—Institutions with National or “NA” in the name: Customer Assistance Group, 1301 McKinney St., Suite 3710, Houston, TX 77010; 713-336-4301; 800-613-6743 (fax); Email: Customer.Assistance@occ.treas.gov.
Banking—State Chartered Banks: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Compliance and Consumer Affairs, 550 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20429; 800-934-3342.
Banking—All others in the Federal Reserve System: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee: Consumer Complaints Supervision and Regulation Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 104 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303-2713; 404-589-7239. Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania: Online complaint form: www.phil.frb.org/forms/consumercomplaint.htm.All others: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, 20 & C Streets NW, Stop 801, Washington, DC 20551; 202-452-3693.
Cable Television Complaints: Federal Communications Commission, Cable Services Bureau, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, 445 12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20554; 888-CALL-FCC (225-5322).
Cell Phones, Pagers, Wireless: Federal Communications Commission, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Informal Complaints and Public Inquiry Branch, 1270 Fairfield Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325; 888-CALL-FCC or 888-TELL-FCC (TTY); 717-338-2694 (fax).
Consumer Products (except cars, food, drugs, cosmetics, and medicine): 800-638-2772.
Charities: Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Cosmetics: Complaints Coordinator, Office of Cosmetics and Colors, 200 C St. SW (HFS-106), Washington, DC 20204; 800-270-8869 (automated phone system); 202-205-5098 (fax).
Companies (including finance, mortgage, credit card, and credit bureau): Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Credit Unions: National Credit Union Administration, Office of Public & Congressional Affairs, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3428; 703-518-6330.
Food (except meat and poultry): Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 200 C St. SW, HFS-555, Washington, DC 20204; 301-443-1240 (emergency only).
Health Clubs and Exercise Equipment: Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Home Improvement: Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Investments: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Assistance, 450 5th St. NW, Washington, DC 20549-0213; 202-942-7040; 202-942-9634 (fax).
Meat and Poultry: Food Safety and Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC 20250-3700; 800-535-4555 (voice), 202-720-3333 (Washington, DC area), 800-256-7072 (TDD/TTY).
Medicines, Drugs, Medical Devices, Medical Drugs, and Products Sold Online: MedWatch, The FDA Medical Products Reporting Program, Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers La., Rockville, MD 20852-9787; 301-443-1240 (emergency only); 800-FDA-1088 (332-1088) to request a complaint form; 800-FDA-0178 (332-0178) to fax a complaint form.
Online Service, Auctions, Websites, E-commerce: Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Retail Stores: Federal Trade Commission, CRC-240, Washington, DC 20580; 877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).
Securities and Stocks: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Assistance, 450 5th St. NW, Washington, DC 20549-0213; 202-942-7040; 202-942-9634 (fax).
Telephone Service (Billing, Access, Service, Long Distance): Federal Communications Commission, Consumer Information Bureau, Consumer Complaints—Telephone, Washington, DC 20554; 888-CALL-FCC or 888-TELL-FCC (TTY).
Since I was in primary school we have been bombarded by statements that the effects of Global Warming are not conclusive. To that I say all you have to do is take a step outside. I grew up in NJ and as a child there would consistently be heavy snows of of 12" of more and in the south ( I would travel to Georgia, Mississippi, and Maine) it was truly unheard of to see snow. Americans often seem to act as though it is another one of those third world problems. Granted after being subject to relocation to support nuclear testing the islanders of the Marshall Islands now face drowning in the rising seas largley due to the un restriced and unrepentent addiction to non renewable and polluting fuels. But there are numerous studies that show shrinking islands (animated coastline maps of Long Island) and there are even plans within the government to "address" the problem of shringking coastlines in the US. You can also look at the shrinking coast of america. Dont forget that much of middle america was an inland sea once upon a time. You can take a look at the study of sea level change to understand what all these scientists are talking about. Scienftific American did what I thought was a really great article talking about the Global Warming and the mulitple variables that impact it. They also described the current heat absorbsioncaused by vairous global warming effects including dark pollutants, shrinking polar caps and Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere among others as being equivalent to the effect of having a 60 watt buld on every square meter of the planet.. thats a lot of heat.
Corporate energy producers want "market forces to define envirionmental adgenda" which is completely corrupt strategy because their method is to pace technolgy innovation along with first driving up thier value on diminishing resources to maximize thier profit. It is a greedy algorithm that cant last as a sustainable model for our global civilization. This is true because there is very little outside to our energy/environmental system and most of that is in the form of radiant energy which may be both the method of our final destruction or big part of the uliitmate solution. Don't be confused .. I dont believe Earth will be destroyed but humanity will loose its place on the planet.