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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Obama Administration Announces Landmark Clean Water Law

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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Antiquated Animal Import Legislation is One Root Cause of Asian Carp Crisis

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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Agribusiness Lobby Fights Against Clean Water:

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Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Growing Influence

The agribusiness lobby is well known as one of the most powerful in Washington, D.C., and many states. Less well known is the fact that big agribusiness interests are among the largest roadblocks to cleaner water for the American people.

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Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

On the Right Track

Each year, the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad (Metra) saves area travelers about 34.8 million gallons of gasoline--the same amount of fuel consumed by more than 61,000 cars annually. Our leaders should make Metra and similar projects a priority for transportation investments.

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