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America’s Dirtiest Power Plants

As international leaders prepare for the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, a new study shows America’s power plants dump as much carbon pollution into the air any other country’s entire economy except China. Environment Illinois Research & Education Center pointed to the report as evidence for why the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal for the nation’s first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants is a critical step in the international fight against global warming.

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Report | Environment Illinois Reseach and Policy Center

Wasting our Waterways

The “Wasting Our Waterways” report shows that industrial facilities dumped millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into America’s waterways. In response, the Environmental Protection Agency is considering a new rule to restore Clean Water Act protections to thousands of waterways across the nation.

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Report | Environment Illinois Research & Education Center

Factory Farms, Fouled Waters

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Report | Environment Illinois Research & Education Center

Shalefield Stories

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Report | Environment Illinois Research & Education Center

America's Dirtiest Power Plants

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