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Greg Hinz: New numbers make case against the Illiana

The Quinn administration and much of the state’s power structure had a great time a few months ago bashing critics of the proposed Illiana Expressway, a tollway that would run from Interstate 55 in Illinois to Interstate 65 in Indiana. Those critics are wrong in their charge that the road will turn out to be

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Howard Learner Op-Ed SunTimes – Scorecard For a Greener Chicago

BY Howard A. Learner April 22, 2014 Given that Tuesday was Earth Day, let’s assess how Chicago has progressed on becoming a “green city” and Illinois as a “green state” while recognizing some key challenges moving forward. Environmental progress is being achieved together with job creation and economic development. The old myth about jobs versus

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WVON Voice of the Nation Talks Solar Energy with ELPC’s Brad Klein

Michael T. Thomas’s “GreenPreneur” show spoke with ELPC Senior Attorney Brad Klein about solar energy initiatives and challenges in the Midwest and nationally.  Listen in. 

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Minneapolis Star Tribune: Experts say Great Lakes water level changes inevitable, plan study on how people can adapt

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Great Lakes levels will continue rising and falling in often unpredictable ways and people should learn to deal with the changes instead of trying to tame nature with costly engineering projects, experts said Thursday. Donald Scavia, director of the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute, announced a wide-ranging study of ways

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