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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

News Release | Environment Illinois

Environmentalists Applaud Environmental and Economic Victories in Smart Grid Bill

Today the Illinois General Assembly passed "smart grid" legislation that includes major provisions for renewable energy and energy efficiency that Environment Illinois, and Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Sierra Club worked to include in the legislation.

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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Report Finds Dangerous Smog (Ozone) Levels in Chicago and St. Louis Areas

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Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Danger in the Air

All Americans should be able to breathe clean air. But pollution from power plants and vehicles puts the health of our nation’s children and families at risk.

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Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Saving Energy, Growing Jobs

Across the state and in fields ranging from manufacturing and installation to architecture and engineering, Illinois has a thriving energy efficiency sector. By continuing to invest in energy efficiency, Illinois can create jobs right now and enjoy the benefits of decreased pollution and fossil fuel dependence well into the future.

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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Obama Administration Announces Landmark Clean Water Law

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