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Stopping BP's toxic dumping scheme.

In 2007, BP announced plans to increase its dumping of toxic chemicals into Lake Michigan by hundreds of pounds a day. But through our advocacy and organizing, we gathered 80,000 petition signatures and forced BP to back down under what the Chicago Tribune called "firestorm" of criticism. Environment Illinois has since helped win numerous victories for Lake Michigan, including cleaning up mercury and other industrial toxins.

Report | Environment Illinois Research & Education Center

America's Dirtiest Power Plants

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Report | Environment Illinois

Wind Energy for a Cleaner America

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Report | Environment Illinois Research & Education Center

America's Dirtiest Power Plants

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News Release | Environment Illinois

Lake Michigan Haunted by Sewage, Mercury

Environment Illinois reveals the 10 spookiest facts about Illinois waterways just in time for Halloween - nothing short of frightening.

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