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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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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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Report Finds Dangerous Smog (Ozone) Levels in Chicago and St. Louis Areas

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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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Saving Energy, Growing Jobs

Every day, thousands of Illinois residents go to work to make our state more energy efficient. Across the state and in fields ranging from manufacturing and installation to architecture and engineering, Illinois has a thriving energy efficiency sector.

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