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Press Release: Five-year Anniversary of Fuel Economy & Pollution Reduction Standards Affirms Rules Still Sound and Sensible

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Five-year Anniversary of Fuel Economy and Pollution Reduction Standards Affirms Rules Still Sound and Sensible Recent EPA announcement to re-open review of common sense pollution reduction standards could cost people more at the gas pump, increase pollution harming health, and reduce America’s technological innovation leadership and global competitiveness  STATEMENT BY HOWARD A.

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PRESS RELEASE: Trump’s Clean Power Plan Repeal & Replace Falls Flat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Judith Nemes, ELPC | 312-795-3706 or JNemes@elpc.org David Miller, Ohio Environmental Council | 614-487-7506 or dmiller@theoec.org Jennifer Caddick, Alliance for the Great Lakes | 312-445-9760 or jcaddick@greatlakes.org Midwest Environmentalists’ Statement: Trump’s Clean Power Plan Repeal & Replace Falls Flat Clean Energy Economy Moving Forward, Climate Change Solutions Vital STATEMENT BY HOWARD

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Press Release: Senate Bill on Autonomous Vehicles Wisely Includes Study of Transportation Infrastructure & Environmental Impacts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017   Senate Bill on Autonomous Vehicles Wisely Includes Study of Transportation Infrastructure & Environmental Impacts ELPC commends leadership of Senators Duckworth and Schatz for co-sponsoring study amendment to bill    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today adopted an amendment on safety standards for

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Senate Bill to Safely Test Autonomous Vehicles: Vital First Step to Adoption

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judith Nemes Senate Bill to Safely Test Autonomous Vehicles: Vital First Step to Adoption ELPC calling for study to explore impact on roads, public transportation, land use and the environment Statement by Howard A. Learner Executive Director, Environmental Law & Policy Center Howard Learner, Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy

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Press Release: ELPC Commends Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 ELPC Commends Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative  House Rejects Trump Administration’s Zeroing Out FY 2018 Budget for this Successful Program    STATEMENT BY HOWARD A. LEARNER Executive Director, Environmental Law & Policy Center   CHICAGO – Howard Learner, Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center,

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Press Release: AEP Ohio Settlement Plan Includes $10 Million Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               August 28, 2017                                                    

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PRESS RELEASE: EPA Re-Opening Vehicle Pollution Reduction Standards’ Midterm Review Is Misguided & Wastes Taxpayer Money

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judith Nemes EPA Re-Opening Vehicle Pollution Reduction Standards’ Midterm Review Is Misguided & Wastes Taxpayer Money Repeat review of common sense pollution reduction standards could cost people more at the gas pump, increase pollution harming health, and reduce America’s technological innovation leadership and global competitiveness Howard Learner, Executive Director of the Environmental

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PRESS RELEASE: ELPC Calls for Structural Actions Now to Stop Threat of Asian Carp in the Great Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judith Nemes ELPC Calls for Structural Actions Now to Stop Threat of Asian Carp in the Great Lakes U.S. Army Corps’ Asian carp long-delayed report must be followed with swift structural measures ELPC Executive Director Howard Learner said in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ release of its Brandon Road

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Press Release: Smart Thermostat program Features Record Rebate to Help Consumers Cut Cooling Costs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017 Contact: David Jakubiak CONSUMER ALERT: YOU COULD BE WASTING MONEY COOLING AN EMPTY HOME SMART THERMOSTAT PROGRAM FEATURES RECORD REBATE TO HELP CONSUMERS CUT COOLING COSTS BY 10-20% CHICAGO (July 25, 2017) – Amid the hottest time of the year, consumer advocates joined with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) and the Illinois

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Groups Sue EPA for Rubber-stamping Ohio EPA’s Refusal to Call Open Waters of Lake Erie “Impaired”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          Contact: Judith Nemes July 18, 2017                                                     

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