Rising Waters Report

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

WATCH: Our Analysis on U.S. Supreme Court Decision West Virginia v. EPA

Call of the Wild: Helping Protect Southern Illinois’ Natural Treasures

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

Get ready! Midwest rail projects are ready to roll


Settlement with Indiana Steel Mill will Protect Lake Michigan


Rule Updates in Illinois Make It Easier to Connect Renewables to Grid


Current State of Great Lakes Water Levels with Dr. Drew Gronewold


Build on REAP Success with More Funding


EPA Should Restore Reason in Air Quality Regulations

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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