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ELPC Advocacy Protects Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Status

Michigan Regulators Will Consider Climate Change in Line 5 Decision

Watch ELPC's 2020 Impact on the Midwest's Environment

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

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ELPC Applauds $25 Billion Federal Legislation for Electric School Buses

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Expanding the Rural Energy Program for Climate Action

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Region 5 Water Enforcement Continued to Decline in 2020

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Let’s be Smart About Federal Transportation Funding

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Protecting Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

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City and State Must Stop General Iron

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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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