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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Clean Cars would Save Illinoisans $11 Million this Thanksgiving Weekend

As Illinoisans prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, a new Environment Illinoisreport finds that more efficient cars would make significant cuts in oil use and save Illinoisans over $11 million dollars at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.

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Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Gobbling Less Gas For Thanksgiving

We can cut our oil use and reduce dangerous air pollution by requiring automobile manufacturers to meet stronger global warming pollution and fuel efficiency standards. Adopting the strong fuel efficiency standards currently under consideration is our nation’s greatest opportunity right now to reduce America’s oil consumption, cut global warming pollution from the transportation sector, and deliver important economic benefits to both consumers and businesses—including saving Americans billions of dollars at the pump.

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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

Obama Administration Proposes Historic Clean Car Standards

The Obama administration today officially proposed new clean car standards that represent the biggest step the U.S. has ever taken to get off oil and tackle global warming.

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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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