IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 1 & 2 (February 1, 1975)

  • Information on what will be expected for the first general meeting of the IEC including key environmental issues in Illinois
  • Explanation of the Illinois Coal Development Bond Act and other environmental bills

Tags:
First Meeting; 79th General Assembly; Natural Rivers; Wetlands; Coal; Pollution; Land Use Planning; Transportation; EPA; IPCB; Energy Conservation; toxic waste; solid waste disposal; Illinois Coal Development Bond Act; Illinois Energy Advisory Council on Coal Development; Illinois Energy Resources Commission; Eminent Domain Act; The Abandoned Mined Land Reclamation Act; Surface-Mined Land Conservation and reclamation Act; Governor Walker; Environmental Protection Act; Conservation Department; President Ford

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3 (February 7, 1975)

  • A review of the first general meeting including the content and structure of IEC newsletters
  • List of legislators and committees that deal with environmental legislation
  • Provides contact information of local contacts of the IEC
  • Review of environmental bills including a negative amendment to the Environmental Protection Act

Tags:
Natural Areas Coalition; Natural Rivers; Wetlands; Energy Resources Commission; Speaker Redmond; House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee; Coal; Department of Business and Economic Development; Environmental Protection Act; Intermittent Control System; Air Pollution; IPCB; Governor Walker; Illinois League of Women Voters; Dennis Hayes

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3 – Special Issue (February 13, 1975)

  • A sampler of environmental bills
  • List of members on the Senate Agriculture Committee

Tags:
Lake Michigan Shoreline Study Commission; Green Belt and Open Space Study Commission; Department of Conservation; Environmental Protection Act; Intermittent Control System; Air Pollution; EPA; IPCB;

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 4

  • An introduction of the IEC staff
  • Explanation of Governor Walker’s accelerated building program
  • Review of environmentally related bills

Tags:
Governor Walker; Accelerated Building Program; Supplemental Freeway System; Waterways; Department of Conservation; Insulation; Eminent Domain; Coal; Illinois Energy Coordinator; Department of Business and Economic Development

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 5 (February 21, 1975)

  • Concerns with the eminent domain powers given to the Department of Business and Economic Development
  • Progress with the Natural Rivers and Wetlands Act and Governor Walker’s accelerated building program
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings
  • Introduction of new environmental bills

Tags:
Eminent Domain; Coal; Department of Business and Economic Development; Natural Rivers; Wetlands; Governor Walker; Accelerated Building Program; Oakley Dam Project

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 6 (February 28, 1975)

  • Educating subscribers how to contact and lobby legislators
  • Information on hearings on bills that threaten the EPA and other environmental bills
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings

Tags:
EPA; Pollution Control; Eminent Domain; Coal; Land Use Planning; Governor Walker; Accelerated Building Program

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 7 (March 7, 1975)
Information on bills that create a statewide trail system

  • Detailing of Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill, Land Resources Management Study Commission bill, and other relating bills
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings
  • Contact information for IEC Board Members

Tags:
Trail System; Department of Conservation; Natural Rivers; Wetlands; Land Resources; Eminent Domain; Coal; Air Pollution; Intermittent Control; IPCB

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 8 (March 14, 1975)

  • Detailing of electrical utility siting bill, Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill, Land Resources Management Study Commission bill, and other relating bills
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings
  • Mailing list for the House Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Committee

Tags:
Electrical Utility Siting; Natural Rivers; Wetlands; Land Resources; Coal; Intermittent Control

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 9 (March 21, 1975)

  • Review of committee votes on the intermittent controls bill and Land Resources Management Study Commission bill
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings
  • List of new environmental bills introduced
  • Detail on two bottle bills

Tags:
Intermittent Control; EPA; IPCB; Clean Air Act; Coal; Land Resources; Bottle Bill; Resource Conservation; Waste Control; Electrical Utility Siting

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 10 (March 28, 1975)

  • Detail opposition to the intermittent controls bill
  • Report on recent IEC Board Meeting
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings
  • List of new environmental bills introduced
  • Explanation of the course of a bill

Tags:
Intermittent Control; Coal; IPCB; Land Resources; Bottle Bill; Resource Conservation; Waste Control; Electrical Utility Siting

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 11 (April 11, 1975)

  • Review of committee votes on Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill and IPCB Impact Statement bill
  • Overview of other bills in committee including Trails bills and on metal scavenging in landfills
  • Update on intermittent controls bill and electrical utility siting bill
  • List of legislative committee hearings and scheduled votes
  • List of new environmental bills introduced

Tags:
Natural Rivers; Wetlands; IPCB; Metal Scavenging; Landfills; Trails; Intermittent Control; Coal; Electrical Utility Siting

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 12 (April 18, 1975)

  • Overview of two appropriation bills for the Department of Conservation that pass through Appropriations Committee
  • Detailing of the problem of energy siting
  • Explanation of the failure of a bottle bill in a committee
  • List of legislative committee assignments and hearings
  • List of new environmental bills introduced

Tags:
Department of Conservation; Coal; Electrical Utility Siting; Bottle Bill; Eminent Domain

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 13 (April 25, 1975)

  • Review of the House passage of intermittent controls bill and IPCB Impact Statement bill
  • Update on the energy siting bills
  • List of legislation status and hearing schedules

Tags:
EPA; IPCB; Intermittent Controls; Coal; Eminent Domain

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 14 (May 2, 1975)

  • Corrections from the last newsletter pertaining to intermittent controls bill
  • Update on two bottle bills and the IPCB Impact Statement bill
  • Overview of two eminent domain bills to limit coal development
  • Explanation of the failure of the Natural Rivers and Wetlands Act in committee
  • List of legislation status and hearing schedules

Tags:
EPA; IPCB; Intermittent Controls; Coal; Air Pollution; Bottle Bill; Eminent Domain; Natural Rivers

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 15 (May 9, 1975)

  • The Supplemental Freeway System became the focus of the IEC field organizing effort
  • Explanation of a IPCB Impact Statement bill amendment
  • Description of bills that would have adverse impact on pollution enforcement
  • Overview of the Middle Fork Dam controversy and Coal Mining Safety bill
  • List of legislation status

Tags:
Supplemental Freeway System, Illinois Committee on Freeways (ILCOF), IPCB, Sulfur Dioxide Regulations, Middle Fork Dam, Coal Mining Safety, United Mine Workers, Coal Operators

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 16 (May 16, 1975)

  • Article emphasizing the need for energy conservation
  • Thoughts on the Supplemental Freeway System
  • Explanation on how the Illinois Nature Preserves are being threatened
  • Legislative progress of bills that limit environmental control
  • List of legislation status

Tags:
Energy Conservation, Supplemental Freeway System, IPCB, Illinois Nature Preserves, Intermittent Controls; Coal; Air Pollution

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 17 (May 23, 1975)

  • Bill to restrict eminent domain for coal development passes Senate
  • Victory for environmentalists as authorization for Lock and Dam 26 was defeated in Congress
  • IEC lobbies against Crosstown Expressway
  • Explanation of the Louisville Reservoir project
  • Illinois Nature Preserves Commission receives an appropriations increase
  • Defeat for Natural Rivers and Wetlands and HB1058
  • Bills to create the Game and Fish Commission and improve Environmental Education advances
  • List of legislation status and hearing schedules

Tags:
Intermittent Controls; Coal; Air Pollution, Lock and Dam 26, Crosstown Expressway, Louisville Reservoir, Illinois Nature Preserves, Natural Rivers and Wetlands, Game and Fish Commission, Environmental Education

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 18 (May 30, 1975)

  • Transportation commission to review report on contracts
  • Urging the defeat of SB 609 which would exempt artificial cooling lakes from EPA regulation
  • Bills limiting the use of eminent domain for coal development advances both houses
  • Urge to override veto on federal strip mining legislation
  • List of legislation status and hearing schedules

Tags:
Wilbur Smith Report; Cooling Lakes; Economic Impact; Eminent Domain; Coal; Strip Mining

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 19 (June 6, 1975)

  • Economic Impact Bill SB 805 amended in House Committee
  • More reports on Lock and Dam 26
  • List of legislation status and hearing schedules

Tags:
Economic Impact; Lock and Dam 26; Middle Fork Dam; Noise Control; Pollution Control; Water Pollution; Low-Sulfur Coal

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 20 (June 13, 1975)

  • Two Anti-EPA bills lose in committee
  • HB 338 to create Land Use Study Commission was revived
  • Economic Impact bill on third reading
  • Eminent Domain bill re-passes committee while Fish and Game Commission put in subcommittee
  • Explanation of HB 898: The Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act
  • List of legislation status

Tags:
EPA; Pollution Control; Land Use Study; Economic Impact; Eminent Domain; Coal; Fish and Game Commission; Conservation;

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 21 (June 20, 1975)

  • Opposition to the Middle Fork Dam project
  • SB 609 to remove Artificial Cooling Lakes from EPA regulations passes in House
  • List of legislation status

Tags:
Middle Fork Dam; Artificial Cooling Lakes; EPA

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 22 (July 1975)

  • Report on Supplemental Freeways
  • SB 609 on Artificial Cooling Lakes on the Governor’s desk
  • Sulfur Dioxide Controls bill possibly put off until 1985
  • Full funding for Nature Preserves Commission losses in Senate
  • Middle Fork Dam project gained appropriations for study
  • List of legislation status and committee hearings

Tags:
Supplemental Freeways; Artificial Cooling Lakes; EPA; Sulfur Dioxide; Nature

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 23 (August 1975)

  • The Illinois Committee on Freeway opposes Supplemental Freeways
  • List of committee hearings and the Governor’s actions on legislation

Tags:
Supplemental Freeways

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 24 (October 1975)

  • Preview of Veto Session
  • Update on Bottle Bills
  • New appointments to commissions’
  • Middle Fork Dam Update
  • List of legislation status and committee hearings

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Lake Michigan Protection; Fish and Game Commission; Noise Pollution; Middle Fork Dam; Environmental Education

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 25 (November 1975)

  • Construction of the Rock Island Trail halted
  • Coalition for a Bottle Bill is established
  • Citizens of Danville will vote on funding for the Middle Fork Dam project
  • Governor Walker vetoes the Artificial Cooling Lakes bill and the diversion of funding from the state’s Coal Development Bond Fund
  • The Coalition for Political Honesty is formed and endorsed by the IEC
  • List of legislation status and committee hearings
  • Changes to the IEC Board and Staff

Tags:
Rock Island Trail; Bottle Bill; Middle Fork Dam; Walker; Artificial Cooling Lakes; Coal Development Bond Fund; Intermittent Control; Sulfur Dioxide; Snowmobiles; Energy Resource Commission; Coalition for Political Honesty

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