Electric School Buses Coming to the Midwest

Nearly 400 Midwest School Districts Awarded in EPA's 1st Round of Funding

Seizing Environmental Opportunities for Midwest Progress Following the 2022 Midterm Elections

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

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

More Equitable Opportunities for Community Solar


Improving Chicago's Union Station is a Win for Midwest


Rising Waters Report examines climate risks around Lake Michigan


100,000 Americans Support Rules to Monitor Greenhouse Gas from Transportation


ELPC Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act


Environmental Groups Call for Climate-Friendly Alternatives to Line 5

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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