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Chicago Tribune: ELPC Among Groups Testing Citizen Devices to Track Chicago’s Pollution Hot Spots

Citizen devices tracking Chicago’s pollution hot spots November 11, 2017 By Michael Hawthorne With an array of palm-size devices strapped across her chest and connected wirelessly to her smartphone, Gail Merritt discovered the air in the South Loop might be a lot dirtier than expected. Merritt and her group of volunteer pollution hunters had assumed

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Indianapolis Business Journal: Cities can drive climate action with Paris Accord in flux

McCABE: Cities can drive climate action with Paris Accord in flux November 11, 2017 OP-ED by Janet McCabe Nicaragua has officially joined the Paris Climate Accord, and Syria just announced it intends to do so. That means the United States is now the only nation in the world outside this important global agreement. But while

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ELPC Staff Receive Accolades

Howard A Learner, Executive Director, honored with AARP Illinois and Crain’s Custom Media 50@50 Community Building Award   Margrethe Kearney, Senior Staff Attorney, honored as an emerging leader in Midwest Energy News’ 40 Under 40 Award Program    Bradley Klein, Senior Staff Attorney, named as a 2018 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow   

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The Toledo Blade: Great Lakes conference discusses Lake Erie impairment

Great Lakes conference discusses Lake Erie impairment November 3, 2017 By Tom Henry One of the Kasich administration’s key players in the fight against algal blooms said Friday the future health of western Lake Erie is tied to the state’s commitment to do more aggressive edge-of-field research in each of the lake’s watersheds, not a

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