IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 1977)

  • Noise pollution was the subject of hearings
  • Upcoming workshops on natural gas and other energy shortages
  • Illinois is designated to have the nation’s largest radioactive waste dumping center
  • Reorganization plan poses threat to environmental protection

Tags:
Noise Pollution; Natural Gas; Hunting; Radioactive Waste; Bottle Bill; Clean Air Act

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 2 (February 1977)

  • Economic study slow PCBs
  • Helm Lake deleted from development plan
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Bottle Bill; PCBs; Water; Helm Lake; Middle Fork

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 3 (March 7, 1977)

  • Governor Thompson proposes budget
  • Action on energy conservation
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Governor Thompson; Budget; Energy Conservation; Middle Fork

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 4 (March 21, 1977)

  • Introduction of new bottle bill
  • Drafting of state energy legislation
  • Development on federal strip mining bill
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Lock and Dam 26; Strip Mining; Solar Power

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 5 (April 1, 1977)

  • IEC Board reorganization and fund raising
  • Question of motorcycles in the Sand Ridge State Forest
  • Updating the Illinois Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP)
  • Update on energy shortages
  • NI-GAS backs down on solar penalty
  • New bills to build Alton Lock and Dam 26
  • List of legislation and hearings

Tags:
Motorcycles; Sand Ridge State Forest; Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan; Natural Gas; Solar Power; Lock and Dam 26; Nuclear Power; Mining Act; McHenry County Defenders

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 6 (April 15, 1977)

  • Two nature preserves under attack from recreational groups
  • Action needed to stop hunting in Illinois state parks
  • Comments needed on scenic rivers in Illinois
  • List of legislation and hearings

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Motorcycles; Sand Ridge State Forest; Solar Power; Hunting; Lock and Dam 26

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 6 (April 29, 1977)

  • Bottle bill passes committee
  • Corridor park proposed for Middle Fork
  • Rock Island Trail sale bill defeated
  • Land resources management study commission approved in committee
  • Wetlands bill clears House committee
  • Bill to reduce EPA authority defeated
  • List of legislations and hearings

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Strip Mining; Middle Fork; Rock Island Trail; Wetlands; EPA Nuclear Power

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 7 (May 1977)

  • Bottle bill defeated
  • EPA preparing plan for control of non-point sources of water pollution
  • Call to action for Middle Fork
  • Sulfur dioxide standards threatened
  • Motorcycles halted in Sand Ridge State Forest
  • List of legislation and hearings

Tags:
Bottle Bill; Water Pollution; Lock and Dam 26; Noise Pollution; Middle Fork; Sulfur Dioxide; Rock Island Trail; Motorcycles; Sand Ridge State Forest

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 9 (July 1977)

  • The new Illinois Department of Mines and Energy is possibly created
  • Zion Marina study begins
  • Wabash Valley Interstate Commission finds funding
  • Legislative update

Tags:
Clean Air; Coal; Department of Mines and Energy; Acid Rain; Strip Mine; Zion Marina; Wabash Valley Interstate Commission

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 10 (October 1977)

  • Thompson vetoes anti-clean air bill
  • The new Illinois Department of Mines and Energy is possibly created
  • Report of water shortages throughout the state
  • Hearing help on Zion Marina
  • Letters to IEC

Tags:
Clean Air; Governor Thompson; Department of Mines and Energy; Water Shortage; Zion Marina; Strip Mining; Urban Prairies

Illinois Air Under Attack (June 16)

Middle Fork River

New Developments on Bottle Bill (May 7)

Veto Session and IEC Reorganization Meeting Report (November 30)

Environmental Voting Record 1977

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