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Update: Your power bill and the White House

The White House is on a campaign to bail out struggling fossil-fuel plants—and raise our electricity costs. There’s been a new development, and we’re asking you to send a message to Washington. What’s the update? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled its proposal to replace the “Clean Power Plan.” (The Clean…...

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The time is ripe for the Illinois Clean Jobs Bill

History was made earlier this week when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled the Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon emissions by nearly one-third by 2030. Today in Chicago, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (of which…...

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Historic Moment: EPA unveils Clean Power Plan

Today marks a historic moment, as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled its long-anticipated Clean Power Plan—the most ambitious action of its kind to combat climate change and promote energy efficiency across the country. The plan’s nationwide goal is to help cut carbon pollution from power plants by 32 percent by 2030.…...

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2,400+ respond to CUB’s Clean Power Plan survey

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to issue final rules this summer on the Clean Power Plan— the plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants 30 percent by 2030.  In anticipation of this historic decision, we are asking CUB Action Network members: Do you support the Clean Power Plan?  If you haven’t completed…...

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EPA’s carbon rules: Progress or problem?

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the “Clean Power Plan” for states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.  Proponents say the plan will cut pollution-related costs and give a big boost to energy efficiency, which will lead to consumer savings. Opponents of the plan say it will…...

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