springfield, il
March 11 2014
IEPA pushes for rules on coal ash disposal
chicago, ill
January 29 2014
ELPC's Statement on Gov. Quinn's Clean Water Initiative
chicago, ill
January 28 2014
TEN TIMES TOO MUCH POLLUTION IS WAY TOO MUCH
SKOKIE, IL
October 28 2013
Ground Broken On Disinfection Facility to Clean Chicago Waterways
Chicago, Ill
October 4 2013
Cook County Adopts Strong Stormwater Ordinance
Chicago, IL
September 23 2013
Dead Zone Decision: Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on Mississippi River Pollution
Ludington, Michigan
September 13 2013
S.S. Badger Consent Decree Released Over Coal Ash-Dumping Ferry Boat
Joliet, IL
December 14 2012
Coal Ash Landfills Pose Problems Near Joliet, Nationally
Bloomington, IL
October 18 2012
Stewardship Practices Key to Reducing Pollution in Central Illinois Lakes
Chicago, IL
October 18 2012
Chicago River After the Battle: Two Small Projects Help in Big Ways
St. Charles, IL
October 18 2012
Fox River Provides Drinking Water, Recreation Despite Runoff Problems
McHenry, IL
October 18 2012
Water Conservation is Hot in McHenry County
Industry, IL
October 17 2012
Mine Operators Argue That Hundreds of Permit Violations Have Not Harmed Our Environment

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  • IEPA pushes for rules on coal ash disposal
    March 11 2014
    Illinois coal power plants consumed more than 48 million tons of coal in 2012…
  • ELPC's Statement on Gov. Quinn's Clean Water Initiative
    January 29 2014
    Environmental Law & Policy Center Commends Governor Quinn’s…
  • TEN TIMES TOO MUCH POLLUTION IS WAY TOO MUCH
    January 28 2014
    CHICAGO – Clean water advocates are challenging weak pollution permits…
  • Ground Broken On Disinfection Facility to Clean Chicago Waterways
    October 28 2013
    SKOKIE -- Dignitaries broke ground recently on a new disinfection facility at…
  • Cook County Adopts Strong Stormwater Ordinance
    October 4 2013
    After years of advocacy by the Environmental Law & Policy Center and…
  • Dead Zone Decision: Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on Mississippi River Pollution
    September 23 2013
    Action would also fight algae blooms in Great Lakes and other American…
  • S.S. Badger Consent Decree Released Over Coal Ash-Dumping Ferry Boat
    September 13 2013
    CHICAGO – Today, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental…
  • Coal Ash Landfills Pose Problems Near Joliet, Nationally
    December 14 2012
    LOCKPORT, ILL. – More than 20 years ago, Ellen Rendulich was…
  • Stewardship Practices Key to Reducing Pollution in Central Illinois Lakes
    October 18 2012
    A severe heat wave and drought had caused trees to prematurely turn orange…
  • Chicago River After the Battle: Two Small Projects Help in Big Ways
    October 18 2012
    Even on a sweltering humid July afternoon, a cluster of Chicagoans gather by…
  • Fox River Provides Drinking Water, Recreation Despite Runoff Problems
    October 18 2012
    On their 22nd anniversary, Jean Evans and Jerry Lane drove 30 miles from…
  • Water Conservation is Hot in McHenry County
    October 18 2012
    “Chickens don’t mind if the water is a little on the interesting…
  • Mine Operators Argue That Hundreds of Permit Violations Have Not Harmed Our Environment
    October 17 2012
    UPDATE (6/5/2013): ELPC and Allies Appeal Illinois Coal Mine’s…
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