ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization.

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For 20 years, the ELPC has been working to improve environmental quality and protect our natural resources here in Illinois and across the Midwest. As Illinois Attorney General, I’ve been proud to partner with ELPC to protect our rights to safe drinking water and clean air. Congratulations, ELPC, on reaching this great milestone. And I know the next 20 years will be just as successful.

Lisa Madigan Illinois Attorney General

As one of America’s 11 most endangered places, the Saugatuck Dunes cultural landscape owes a great deal of thanks to the Environmental Law and Policy Center for making this place on the Great Lakes a little less endangered. We are grateful for your wise council, good humor and for mentoring those who care so deeply for our place.

David Swan Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance

VW Settlement Factsheets

VW Settlement Factsheets

Howard's 2017 End of Year Letter

Howard's 2017 End of Year Letter

This is an extraordinary time, and the time for action is now. ELPC’s effective strategic litigation and public advocacy are more vital than ever to confront the Trump Administration’s anti-environmental agenda in the Midwest.

Blair Kamin analyzes a new ELPC Report on Chicago’s Pedway

Blair Kamin analyzes a new ELPC Report on Chicago’s Pedway

ELPC is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization.

Learn more about our issues

"For 20 years, the ELPC has been working to improve environmental quality and protect our natural resources here in Illinois and across the Midwest. As Illinois Attorney General, I’ve been proud to partner with ELPC to protect our rights to safe drinking water and clean air. Congratulations, ELPC, on reaching this great milestone. And I know the next 20 years will be just as successful."

Lisa Madigan Illinois Attorney General

"As one of America’s 11 most endangered places, the Saugatuck Dunes cultural landscape owes a great deal of thanks to the Environmental Law and Policy Center for making this place on the Great Lakes a little less endangered. We are grateful for your wise council, good humor and for mentoring those who care so deeply for our place."

David Swan Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance

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