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Elk Grove Village urges residents to opt in for energy savings 1/27/2012
Board Says Residents Could Save $200 To $250 On Electricity Costs 11/11/2011
Village of Wauconda Adopts Clean Air Counts Energy Savings Program 11/21/2011
Clean Air Counts Starts Energy Savings Program, Sign up here! 10/24/2011
Village committed to clean air 08/12/2011
Village Receives a Clean Air Counts Award from the Metropolitan Mayor's Caucus 07/22/2011
Metra will clear the air in its train cars: Railroad to install high-efficiency filters to reduce soot after Tribune investigation 07/21/2011
Walgreens to add electric vehicle charging stations to 800 U.S. stores 07/21/2011
Air Pollution Action Day Notice Issued for July 16th, 17th, 19th, 20th, and 21st 07/19/2011
Montgomery Recognized for Clean Air Program 07/18/2011
Earth day is every day How 'green' is your town? 04/22/2011
Mayor Daley introduces the Clean Diesel Construction Ordinance, 03/14/2011
United City of Yorkville achieves gold level in Clean Air Counts 10/20/2010
Elmhurst Park District Recognized for Environmental Efforts(by Clean Air Counts!!!) 10/15/2010
Chicago Consumers Eligible for Natural Gas Incentives and Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Heating Equipment 10/13/2010
A Conversation on Workplace Flexibility 10/06/2010
National Workplace Flexibililty Campaign 10/06/2010
EPA Delays Release of Final Ozone Standards 08/23/2010
Hanover Park wins Clean Air Counts award 08/24/2010
Hoffman Estates receives awards for environmental stewardship 08/19/2010
Clean Air Counts member Morton Arboretum hosts world tree climbing championship 07/23/2010
Gold Level Clean Air Counts Member Hoffman Estates Puts Emphasis on Green with New Police Station 07/23/2010
Clean Air Counts member, Portion Pac Chemical Corporation on Chicago Tonight 07/14/2010
City of Countryside achieves Silver Level Participation in Clean Air Counts 06/25/10
House Hunting by Bicycle--Another Way to Reduce Air Pollution 06/25/10
U.S. Department of Energy Creates Volume Purchase program for R-5 Windows. 06/21/2010
Buildings Compete to Work Off the Waste: EPA hosts first national building competition to improve energy efficiency 04/27/10
Chicago’s New Anti-Idling Law04/21/10
New Idling Gets You Nowhere Strategy Page posted 03/18/10
Village of Homer Glen to Celebrate Earth Day on May 22 2/26/10
Green Cleaning Presentations Posted from 2/24/10 Business Forum 2/26/10
Reserve Signs for Your No Idling Zones 02/23/10
Report Links Vehicle Exhaust to Health Problems 1/15/10
EPA proposes strengthening the national ambient air quality standards(NAAQS) for ground-level ozone, the main component of smog follow link to proposal summary 01/06/10.
EPA Unveils Stricter Smog Standards 1/7/10
New Evanston buildings must go green, City plans 200 initiatives, including possible wind farm on lake 12/2/09
Highland Park Green Initiatives Presentation11/19/09
Clean Air Counts Policy Collection Revised10/27/09
Motorola workers tackle buckthorn as part of Global Day of Service10/15/09
A solar-powered, $4,000, fully automated ... garbage can?10/08/09
Walk to School Day big hit with kids, parents10/08/09
CTA buses will get less idle time while out of service09/22/09
September Newsletter09/02/09
Get in on the new green economy09/2/09
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May 10, 2012: Green Drives 2012: Alternative Fuels, Seminars and Vehicles at SCARCE, 799 Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 from Time: 8:45am - 4:35pm. Questions? Contact Bethany Kraseman at (773) 320-1718 or John Walton at (630) 240-8858 .
June 7, 2012 : Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), 233 S. Wacker  Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, IL. Come learn about some of the latest  green transportation  efforts between IDOT, county DOTs,  local municipalities and other landowners. Speakers include:Dan Swick, Maria Lasday and Rick Wanner. RSVP to chris.mulvaney@chicagowilderness.org

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