Illinois is the economic capital of the Midwest, as a hub of business, media, and transportation. With the region’s largest population center in Chicago, Illinois is also the highest energy user in the Midwest, but today our electricity is increasingly renewable. ELPC policy advocates have helped Illinois become the nation’s sixth leading state for wind power, with over 5,000 megawatts of installed capacity.
The Lake County, Illinois board decided to stop pursuing a massive highway extension that would have been a boondoggle for developers, destroyed sensitive wetlands, and contributed to air pollution.READ THE STORY
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