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Wisconsin Public Radio: ELPC’s Andy Olsen Discusses Potential Impact of EPA Leaked Proposed Budget Cuts on Midwest Programs

Wisconsin News Roundup, Music and the Brain, EPA Budget Cuts March 3, 2017 Listen to Andy Olsen here  

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Chicago Sun Times: ELPC’s Jessica Dexter Says Swimming in the Chicago River May Come Sooner Than Later

Swimming the Chicago River: Coming Much Sooner Rather than Later March 10, 2017 By Dale Bowman As Capt. Pat Harrison launched on the Sanitary and Ship Canal in September, he said, “Whenever I played by the river, my mother would say, `Whatever you do, don’t touch the water, you will get polio,’ It blows my mind to

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Huffington Post: ELPC’s Mandelbaum warns Iowa bill to dismantle Des Moines Water Works could imperil clean water, lead to Flint-like crisis

Water Utility That Dared Challenge Farm Pollution Says Big Ag Is Trying To Destroy It March 8, 2017 By Joseph Erbentraut Des Moines Water Works CEO Bill Stowe says there’s a word for an Iowa bill that proposes to dissolve the utility he’s overseen for four years: retribution. Two years ago, Des Moines Water Works sued three farm-heavy Iowa

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ELPC’s Rob Kelter Critical Of Renewed Attacks On Clean Energy In Ohio

GOP State Legislators Trying Again to Weaken Renewable-Energy Standards March 7, 2017 By Dan Gearino Republican state legislators are trying again to weaken clean-energy standards, hoping to pass a measure similar to one that Gov. John Kasich vetoed in December. The 73-page bill would change state rules that require electricity utilities to invest in renewable

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