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Think Progress: ELPC’s Learner Calls Possible Shutdown of EPA Region 5 Office in Chicago “Tone Deaf and Foolish”

ThinkProgress Chicago Staff Want a Meeting with EPA Head After Leaked Report Targets Their Office for Closure by Mark Hand Environmental Protection Agency employees in Chicago are asking Administrator Scott Pruitt to take the time to meet with them on Wednesday after he visits a nearby Superfund site across the border in northwest Indiana where

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Midwest Energy News: ELPC’s Learner Says Volkswagen Settlement Funds Will Help Transition to Cleaner Transportation, Reduce Impact of Climate Change

Advocates Hoped for More Volkswagen Funds for EVs to be Directed to Midwest By Andy Balaskovitz and Kari Lydersen Advocates pushing to expand electric vehicle adoption across the Midwest are “a little disappointed” in the selection of U.S. cities to receive funding for EV infrastructure under last year’s Volkswagen settlement. Chicago was among 11 major

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WGN TV: ELPC’s Rob Kelter Says Volkswagen Settlement Fund Award is Good for Chicago & the Environment

VW Settlement to Benefit Chicago Electric Car Drivers By Sarah Jindra April 14, 2017 CHICAGO — The Chicago area is set to benefit from a costly Volkswagen mess-up. The city is going to see new charging stations for electric vehicles along as part of a legal settlement. Last year, the courts ordered Volkswagen to invest

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Chicago Tribune: ELPC’s Rob Kelter Applauds Volkswagen Naming Chicago Among Cities Awarded Zero Emission Vehicle Investment Funds

Chicago Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Boosted by VW Settlement By Robert Duffer April 14, 2017 A surge in electric vehicle charging is coming to Chicago thanks to the record settlement in the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal. Chicago ranks third (behind New York City and Washington, D.C.) in an 11-city pool that will split $1.2 billion

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