IEC Bulletin (February 1985): Includes summary of Governor Thomspson’s State of the State, in which he revealed his “Build Illinois” program that included $182.5 million for environmental initiatives.

IEC Bulletin (June 1985): Includes bill tracker and welcomes new affiliates.

IEC Bulletin (October 1985): Governor Thompson signs IEC supported bills, including: requiring companies to develop comprehensive emergency plans; requiring new municipal waste incinerators to have the best available control technology to minimize toxic air emissions; and establishing fees to cover the costs of permitting and inspecting air pollution sources.

IEC Action Alert (June 1985): Encourages IEC supporters to contact the Governor and Agency Directors in support of the “Build Illinois” Program.

IEC Action Alert (July 1985): Encourages IEC supporters to contact the Governor and Agency Directors in support of the “Build Illinois” Program.

IEC Action Alert (May 1985): End of session call to support IEC’s work on topics such as: Community “right-to-know”; “Build Illinois” programs; waterways regulation; radioactive materials; solid waste management; hazardous waste; conservation; and air pollution/clean air.

IEC Illinois Environment (July 1985)

  • Review of legislative session
  • Funds approved to buy land, save soil, and clean up toxic sites
  • Amended drainage bill passes, but water rules still an issue
  • List of upcoming events

Tags: Soil Erosion; Hazardous Waste; Clean Air; Waterways

IEC Illinois Environment (November 1985)

  • IEC honors legislators
  • Review of IEC conference
  • What the conference panelists said about issues
  • Extension of veto session
  • List of upcoming events

Tags: Nuclear Waste; Recycling; Groundwater; Wildlife; Shawnee Forest

84th General Assembly and Key Legislative Committees (1985-1986)

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