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Illinois Poll Finds Clean Cars Best Antidote to $4 Gas

Illinois Poll Finds Clean Cars Best Antidote to $4 Gas

CHICAGO, Illinois, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – By a wide majority, Illinois residents say they want cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars, sooner rather than later, and they are willing to pay more up front for them. In a statewide poll conducted by InTouch on behalf of environmental law and science groups, 89 percent of people surveyed…

Virginia Law Requiring Use of Virginia Coal May Be Unconstitutional

Virginia Law Requiring Use of Virginia Coal May Be Unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Virginia, March 21, 2008 (ENS) – A state law passed last year to encourage construction of a power plant in southwestern Virginia requires the plant to burn Virginia coal. This provision makes the law unconstitutional, the Southern Environmental Law Center said in a filing with the State Corporation Commission, SCC, challenging the law. By…