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Press Release: Electric School Bus Midwest Road Tour Rolls into Columbus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2017 Contact: Judith Nemes Replacing diesel buses with zero emissions buses healthier for kids & reduces pollution; Opportunity for states deciding how to spend $2.7 billion Volkswagen settlement fund;  Adoption will provide boost to state economy COLUMBUS – A zero emissions electric school bus rolled into Columbus today as part

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Press Release: Michigan Public Service Commission Opens Door to Renewable Energy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2017 Contact: David Jakubiak Michigan Public Service Commission Opens Door to Renewable Energy Electric Customers and Clean Energy Developers Should Welcome Updates to Ratepayer Protections, Compensation in Consumers Energy Case LANSING, MI – An order updating the terms available to renewable energy developers from regulated utilities should open the door

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Press Release: President Trump’s Call to Drop Out of Paris Agreement Won’t Hold Off the Move to Clean Energy, Clean Transportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2017 Contact: David Jakubiak STATEMENT BY HOWARD A. LEARNER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY CENTER “Withdrawing our nation from cooperating with global allies on climate solutions will not make America great again.  Instead, President Trump is weakening America’s world leadership on climate solutions. “Dropping America from the Paris climate

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Press Release: Senator Blunt’s Bill to Rollback Fuel Economy Standards & Create Loopholes for Auto Industry is Misguided

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                       Senator Blunt’s Bill to Rollback Fuel Economy Standards and  Create Loopholes for

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Press Release: Trump Administration’s Misguided EPA Budget Eliminates Great Lakes Restoration Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Contact: Judith Nemes Trump Administration’s Misguided EPA Budget Eliminates Great Lakes Restoration Funding Slashing funding of Great Lakes Program that has bipartisan support to zero could imperil planet’s largest freshwater supply and drinking water for 42 million people, endanger aquatic ecosystems, and risk harming $7 billion annual fishing industry

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Press Release: Innovative Clean Energy Financing Bill Heads for IL Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2017 Contact: David Jakubiak Illinois Closer to Innovative Clean Energy Financing Opportunity General Assembly Sends PACE Financing Bill to Governor Rauner SPRINGFIELD, IL – An innovative financing opportunity offered to businesses and property owners in 19 states may finally come to Illinois through legislation headed to Governor Rauner’s desk, after

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Press Release: ELPC Sues EPA to Rule on Ohio EPA’s Impaired Water List

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Contact: Judith Nemes  May 17, 2017                                              

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ELPC Statement on Executive Order to Eliminate Clean Power Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Judith Nemes March 28, 2017 (312) 795-3706 (773) 892-7494   Trump Administration’s Clean Power Plan Rollback “Will Move America Backwards and Reduce U.S. Global Competitiveness” “Clean energy development is creating thousands of new jobs” STATEMENT BY HOWARD A. LEARNER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY CENTER Howard Learner, Executive Director of

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ELPC Statement on Proposed Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2017 Contact: Judith Nemes David Jakubiak Trump Administration’s Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards Is Misguided Rolling back common sense fuel efficiency standards will cost people more at the gas pump, increase pollution, and reduce America’s technological innovation leadership and global competitiveness STATEMENT BY HOWARD A. LEARNER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

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ELPC Statement on Proposed U.S. EPA Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      February 28, 2017 Contact: Judith Nemes  Trump’s Proposed U.S. EPA Drastic Budget Cuts Put Great Lakes, Safe Drinking Water, Public Health At Risk Reckless Funding Cuts for Protecting Clean Water and Clean Air Will Hurt Midwest Communities STATEMENT BY HOWARD A. LEARNER Executive Director, Environmental Law & Policy Center Howard Learner, Executive Director

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