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Illinois Poll Finds Clean Cars Best Antidote to $4 Gas

Article: 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

Article: 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…