Rising Waters Report

Climate Impacts and Toxic Risks Along Lake Michigan’s Shoreline in Four States

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Impact Across the Region

Current Projects

Electric School Buses and Utilities: Partnerships for Clean Air


Revitalizing Illinois' Power Grid


Improving Chicago's Union Station is a Win for Midwest


Settlement with Indiana Steel Mill will Protect Lake Michigan


Webinar on Lake Michigan Shoreline Rising Waters Report


Efforts to Block NEPA Restoration Wrong Way to Go

Important Victory

How to Turn a Coal Plant into Electric School Buses

Students in the Pekin and Hollis School Districts will soon ride Illinois’ first vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric school buses. After ELPC and allies fought to shut down the highly polluting Edwards coal plant nearby, local organizations were able to direct settlement funding to the new buses.


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