ELPC in the News

The Christian Science Monitor: Innovative Farmers Can Help Slow Algal Bloom on Lake Erie

May 29, 2018 Wanted: Innovative Farmers to Help Slow Algal Bloom on Lake Erie By Richard Mertens Flat, mosquito infested, and barely passable, the Great Black Swamp once covered 1,500 square miles of northwestern Ohio and neighboring Indiana. Drained and settled in the 19th century, the area includes the farm that Duane Stateler’s great-grandfather started

Read More

Chicago Tribune: EPA Deal Marks Dramatic Shift Away From Dirty Coal Power in Chicago Area

May 24, 2018 EPA Deal Marks Dramatic Shift Away From Dirty Coal Power in Chicago Area By Michael Hawthorne Despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to bring back the days when coal power dominated the nation, his administration quietly settled a lawsuit this month that highlights how the lung-damaging, climate-changing source of electricity has largely disappeared

Read More

Toledo Blade: Judge Says He May Back Away from Lake Erie Algae Lawsuit

Judge Says He May Back Away from Lake Erie Algae Lawsuit By Tom Henry While still clearly disgusted by the lack of progress toward solving western Lake Erie’s chronic algae problem, U.S. District Judge James Carr has left open the possibility of eventually backing away from the case in front of him — but only

Read More

Cleveland Plain Dealer: FirstEnergy Must Guarantee Nuclear Clean Up, Environmental Groups Tell Feds

FirstEnergy must guarantee nuclear clean up, environmental groups tell feds By John Funk CLEVELAND, Ohio – FirstEnergy’s power plant subsidiaries have not put enough money into federally mandated decommissioning trust funds to pay for the shutdown and cleanup of each of its four nuclear reactors, charges an environmental group with a reputation as a legally

Read More

ELPC’s Founding Vision is Becoming Today’s Sustainability Reality

Support ELPC’s Next 20 Years of Successful Advocacy

Donate Now