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I'm proud to join 52 of my colleagues in support of federal limits on carbon emissions from power plants. Air pollution not only accelerates climate change but also disproportionately affects the young, the old, the sick and low-income and minority communities, exacerbating health conditions such as asthma, depressing property values and negatively affecting quality of life. Clean energy jobs already employ 96,000 Illinoisans, and encouraging the growth of sustainable energy alternatives will boost our economy while protecting public health and the health of our planet. Click here or below to watch a video about our stand to curb emissions.

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