ELPC 30 years celebration

Fighting for Energy Justice in Minnesota

An innovative approach in Xcel Energy’s rate case tackles persistent, structural injustices in the electricity system

ELPC to EPA: Tighten Methane Rules for Oil and Gas Industry

Winter Manure Spreading is Bad for Midwest Water

We advocate, innovate, and litigate to protect the Midwest’s environment from the Great Lakes to the Great Plains.


Impact Across the Region

Current Projects

Environmental Groups Applaud Iowa Regulators’ Order to Make MidAmerican Energy’s Secret Planning Studies Public


Clean Energy Advocates Celebrate Agreement in Consumers Energy Rate Case


Growing Midwest Rail Network


Better Transmission: Ensuring Renewables & Nature Aren’t at Odds


Lake Erie Consent Decree Targets Algal Bloom Reductions


ELPC Fights Back Against Ohio Utility Gas Rate Hike

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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