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Chicago Sun-Times Editorial: Don’t send more air pollution to Chicago

EDITORIAL: Don’t send more air pollution to Chicago October 18, 2017 Sun-times Editorial Board Last year, Illinois enacted a farsighted law designed to provide cleaner air, more jobs and lower energy bills. Now, a company that owns coal-fired power plants in Illinois is pushing to weaken clear-air rules in a way that would undermine those

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Celebrating Clean Car Standards’ Five-year Anniversary: Don’t Mess with Success

by Ann Mesnikoff Five years ago this month, the Obama administration’s Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency, along with California, issued national Clean Car Standards. These standards were meant to ensure that new cars, minivans and pickups sold between 2017 and 2025 would use less gasoline to travel a mile and emit less climate

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Michigan Public Radio: ELPC’s Kearney Speaks Out to Protect Saugatuck Dunes

Some Michigan residents are saying no to a potential development along the Kalamazoo River in Saugatuck. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality held a public meeting last night to hear from residents about a proposed development project along dunes on Lake Michigan. At issue is a plan to build a marina and resort along the

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Public Radio College of DuPage: ELPC Leads Plan to Revitalize Chicago Pedway

On a rainy or snowy day, getting from one place to another can be a challenge no matter where you live. In Chicago there is a way to get where you’re going and get out of the elements without getting into your car, hailing a cab, or booking an Uber. First Light host Brian O’Keefe

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