IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 1 (January 1976)

  • Announcement of Annual Meeting
  • Urging support for the Rock Island Trail and Bottle Bill
  • Warning of hearing on Kaskaskia River Coal Development and Stripmine Reclamation
  • Audubon Council holding seminar on waterways
  • Opposition to the canalization of the Wabash River, construction of a Kane County amusement park, and Middle Fork Dam project

Tags:
Rock Island Trail; Bottle Bill; Kaskaskia River; Coal Development; Stripmine Reclamation; Audubon Council; Waterways; Wabash River; Kane County; Amusement Park; Middle Fork Dam

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 2 (February 1976)

  • Notice of Bottle Bill hearing
  • Review of the McHenry County Energy Fair and Railroad Subsidies Bill
  • Reports on the state’s Energy Resources Commission and EPA
  • The Middle Fork Dam continues as the Big Pine Creek Dam is revised
  • Scathing review of Commonwealth Edison activity

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Railroad; McHenry Country; Energy Fair; Energy Resources Commission; EPA; Middle Fork Dam; Big Pine Creek Dam; Commonwealth Edison

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 3 (March 1976)

  • Staff report for February activity and annual meeting
  • Announcement of a rally at the Middle Fork River
  • New bills introduced including one on the recycling of waste oil
  • Award winners from annual meeting
  • Progress of the Bottle Bill
  • Update on Supreme Court decision about air pollution
  • Report about the canalization of the Wabash River

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Middle Fork Dam; Waste Oil; Air Pollution; Wabash River

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 4 (April 2, 1976)

  • Overview of House fight over the budget
  • Request for letters to stop the Middle Fork Dam project
  • Appropriations for Rock Island Trail face tough fight
  • Update on Bottle Bill
  • List of legislative hearings and meetings

Tags:
Budget; Middle Fork Dam; Rock Island Trail; Bottle Bill

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 5 (April 9, 1976)

  • Update on the future of nuclear power
  • Review of the Energy Conservation Training Institute
  • Formation of the Citizens United for Responsible Energy (CURE)
  • Legislation that would change the State’s water rights laws
  • Mine Reclamation Program Begins
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Nuclear Power; Energy Conservation Training Institute; Citizens United for Responsible Energy; Water Right; Mines

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 6 (May 1, 1976)

  • Development on the Middle Fork Dam debate
  • House voted to withhold funds for the Wabash Valley Interstate Commission
  • PCB regulation bills introduced
  • Update on progress with the Clean Air Act
  • List of legislation and hearings

Tags:
Middle Fork Dam; Wabash Valley Interstate Commission; IPCB; Rock Island Trail; PCB; Clean Air Act; Comprehensive Energy Act; Coal

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 7 (May 13, 1976)

  • Plans for the Middle Fork Dam project were rejected
  • Update on Rock Island Trail
  • Bottle Bill in committee
  • IEPA supports Clean Air Act amendments
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Middle Fork Dam; Rock Island Trail; Stripmining; Wabash Valley Interstate Commission; Bottle Bill; Clean Air Act; Hazardous Materials

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 8 (May 21, 1976)

  • Update from IEC staff
  • Alert for Clean Air Act amendment
  • Action needed for Middle Fork Dam project
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Synthetic Fuels; Comprehensive Energy Act; Coal Severance Tax; Clean Air Act; Hazardous Materials; Dunes Council; Middle Fork Dam; Locks and Dam 26; Flood Plain Management Act; Sanitary Land Fill

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 9 (June 4, 1976)

  • Staff update on continuing issues
  • Air pollution update
  • Update on landfill, PCBs, and Waterloo airport
  • Pending House vote on Middle Fork Dam
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Rock Island Trail; Wabash Valley Interstate Commission; Air Pollution; Clean Air Act; Hazardous Materials; Sanitary Land Fill; Middle Fork Dam; Noise Pollution; PCBs

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 10 (June 18, 1976)

  • Senate cuts funding for Rock Island Trail
  • House continues to debate Middle Fork Dam
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Middle Fork Dam; Rock Island Trail; Land Fill; Wabash Valley Interstate Commission; Locks and Dam 26

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 11 (July 1976)

  • House rejects Middle Fork Dam project
  • Middle Fork park proposed
  • Industry opposition kills PCB ban
  • No money for Wabash Valley Interstate Commission
  • Resolution discouraging riverside mining adopted and hazardous materials bills pass
  • Coal severance tax fails

Tags:
Middle Fork Dam; Smog; PCBs; Wabash Valley Interstate Commission; Mining; Clean Air Act; Hazardous Materials; Coal Severance Tax

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 13 (October 1976)

  • Clean Air Act dies
  • Corps refuses to release Wabash study
  • Hearing focuses on Lake Michigan Marina proposal
  • Toxic chemicals controls bill passed

Tags:
Clean Air Act; Lock and Dam 26; Wabash Valley; Lake Michigan; Toxic Chemicals; Zion Marina

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 13 (November 1976)

  • Section of Reed-Keppler Park revealed to be radioactive
  • Nature Preserves Commission opposes proposed freeway
  • Illinois to receive federal funds for energy conservation
  • Call to action against noise pollution
  • Review of House election results

Tags:
Jimmy Carter; Reed-Keppler Park; Nature Preserves Commission; Lung Cancer; Bottle bill; Middle Fork; Nuclear Waste; Noise Pollution

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 15 (December 1976)

  • Middle Fork areas approved for dedication
  • Victory with Zion Marina plans
  • Attempt to resurrect the Middle Fork Dam project fails
  • Limit to noise pollution authority stopped
  • Citizen concern over pollution rising
  • Corps say Wabash Canal is unfeasible

Tags:
Middle Fork; Zion Marina; Middle Fork Dam; Noise Pollution; Licks and Dam 26; Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Wabash Valley

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