172,767 people in Illinois have called for climate action

President Obama and the EPA have announced carbon pollution standards for all existing power plants in America.

Will you join others around the country in saying you believe we must protect our children and future generations from climate change?

Tell the President and the EPA that you support strong carbon pollution standards.

"I strongly support the EPA's effort to limit carbon pollution from all power plants."

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Methane pollution standards protect our environment and keep us safe

Oil and gas methane pollution standards are commonsense safeguards that help keep our air clean and our families healthier. Now, Donald Trump and Environmental Protection ...

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Tell Your Senator You Support the Clean Power Plan

Climate change poses an undeniable threat to our national security, health, and economy. In the wake of three of the most destructive hurricanes in U.S. ...

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Clean Cars Standards and Our Health are Under Attack

Clean car standards help keep our air clean, save us money at the pump, and are the most effective policy we have on the books ...

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Tell Your Senator: No Riders

Congress is hashing out the next budget. Disappointingly, many lawmakers are once again trying to use the budget to sneak in harmful repeals of and ...

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Tell Your Senator: Scott Pruitt Needs to Go

Since day one as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has made dismantling our country’s most essential health protections his number one priority. ...

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Tell Your Representative: Scott Pruitt Needs to Go

Since day one as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has made dismantling our country’s most essential health protections his number one priority. ...

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