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Invest in Electric School Buses & Provide a Clean Ride for Kids

Illinois’ landmark energy law includes comprehensive grid planning requirements

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Fuel Economy Standards Can be Tougher and Still Feasible

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Board Members Honored by Crain's Chicago Business

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Expanding Wilderness Protection in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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Conservation Groups File to Pause Transmission Line & Protect Wildlife Refuge

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New Regional Rail Plan is a Win for the Midwest

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Experts Find Line 5 Oil Tunnel will Exacerbate the Climate Crisis

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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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