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Midwestern leaders bringing together environmental law, policy, business and science to advance environmental progress and economic development together.
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ELPC 20h
Congress must now take swift action to authorize work at Brandon Road Lock and Dam to prevent from entering the . We applaud willingness to partner in funding the necessary Pre-construction, Engineering and Design expenses.
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ELPC 21h
Thank you for working with us and on SB3501 to include financing of lead pipe replacement and resiliency improvements in the Illinois Act. SB3501 passed the Senate 55-0 today!
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Howard Learner May 24
. focus group study finds that if you approach environmental issues the right way (by making it relevant to peoples own life experience), it potentially moves people your direction.
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ELPC May 23
Heavy rains this winter and spring have contributed to recent high water levels in Lake Michigan and flooding across the region, all signs of in the Midwest. Find more impacts and policy solutions at
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ELPC May 23
The amazing snapping turtle is just one of many amazing species that are so critical to the biodiversity of the . Happy !
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ELPC May 23
Transportation is the leading cause of . An investment in public transportation infrastructure is an investment in economic growth, freedom of mobility, and a healthier future, not just in Seattle but here in the Midwest too!
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ELPC May 23
There is no safe level of Mercury for babies and young children. reduced mercury emissions by 85% in addition to other air pollution, but EPA threatens to "kick the legal legs out from under it." 's fighting to
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ELPC May 23
Pleased w/ microgrid project so far, bringing renewable energy to Chicago. “We’ll see how that translates into the next phase and if ComEd remains committed to problem-solving … to get to as much clean energy as reasonably possible.” - Brad Klein
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ELPC May 23
Rolling back is a threat to our climate & your family's . ’s 2019 report shows is getting worse. It's time to FIGHT BACK!
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IJC.org May 23
year-long study says it’s likely animal farms in the Maumee River watershed are contributing more nutrients into each year and that, from 2005 to 2018, the number of unregulated farms increased by 40% - Great Lakes Now
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Bleeding Heartland May 22
Readers on 's findings from -commissioned focus groups with persuadable Trump voters: "This is very helpful!" "This is super heartening information!" "I will read again and study more to use at the doors!"
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IEC May 22
When we stand up together to demand polluters clean up their own toxic waste, & foot the bill for it, we can win. Winning = protecting communities & our most treasured scenic rivers in the process. THE LATEST on toxic pits from :
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Great Lakes Now May 22
. with the said, “These are big operations, especially in Ohio, which were sort of captured in this report,”... “The bottom line is they produce a lot of manure which is getting into the watershed..."
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Bleeding Heartland May 21
Twelve takeaways: How to talk to Trump voters about the environment (drawing on focus groups conducted in , Michigan, & Illinois for )
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ELPC May 21
While the Trump Administration is working to roll back years of vital environmental protections, states and municipalities are stepping up to fill in the gap and .
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David May 21
Power plant owners need to clean up to protect our water from toxic pollution. This is not a partisan issue. Thank you to sponsors and !
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Amena H. Saiyid آمنہ سیّد May 21
The Trump 's mercury proposal presents grave concerns: it provides a legal predicate for withdrawing the standards, it has implications beyond this rule, and injects uncertainty to an industry that already has met the stds, Janet McCabe, an member.
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Moms Clean Air Force May 21
Replying to @CleanAirMoms
Two points emphasized by pediatrician, Dr. Philip Landrigan: 1. There is no safe level of mercury. 2. Mercury damage is permanent, irreversible. The rule has been successful...why mess with a good thing that protects our kids and the most vulnerable among us?!
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Howard Learner May 21
The Trump administration’s EPA proposal to weaken the landmark and Air Toxics Standards distorts cost-benefit analysis in ways that no reasonable business would do. See my op-ed in
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