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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund

With “back to school” in full swing this week, Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund today are offering a free toolkit to Get the Lead Out of schools’ drinking water.

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On the wrong day at the wrong beach, swimming could make you sick.

News Release | Environment Illinois

Since 2009, the United States has increased its solar power generation 40-fold and upped its electric production from wind by more than 270 percent, according to a new report released today by Environment Iowa Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The study also highlights advances in energy savings, the increased use of energy storage and the tremendous growth of electric vehicle sales.

Report | Environment Illinois Research and Policy Center

The Clean Water Act, adopted in 1972 with overwhelming bi-partisan support, had the farsighted and righteous goal of making all our waterways safe for swimming. Yet 46 years later, all too often, Americans visiting their favorite beach are met by an advisory warning that the water is unsafe for swimming.

News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Policy Center

Following questions raised about data in the original version of our “Safe for Swimming?” report released Tuesday, July 23, Environment Illinois Research & Policy Center is rereleasing its study about fecal bacteria in waters off U.S. beaches.

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Energy Sage

Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment Illinois has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.