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IEC brings together the Illinois environmental community to influence decision makers
and ensure clean air, clean water and healthy communities.
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IEC coordinates our over 100 affiliate member organizations to share resources, mobilize supporters
and respond quickly to the most pressing issues facing the environment in Illinois.
bUILDING A CLEANER, HEALTHIER ILLINOIS
the water we drink, and the places that make our state special.
addressing the most urgent issues
Illinois has abundant water resources that need protecting and infrastructure that requires updating.
IEC works on many issues related to the energy sector, including growing energy efficiency & clean energy.
Open space in Illinois is disappearing due to the rapid spread of urbanization and development.
Illinois has a long history of championing recycling & composting programs, but has a long way to go.
Illinois General Assembly Fails to Act on Accumulated Air Pollution in EJ Communities this Session, Advances New Pollution in Vulnerable Areas
SPRINGFIELD, IL — After missing multiple opportunities this Spring to protect environmental justice communities across Illinois, the Illinois General Assembly yesterday passed HB2878 and HJR23....Read More >>
2023 Environmental Legislative Update, May 23
Important deadlines this week and big updates on priority billsRead More >>
Advocates Praise Senate Bill 1701 Passage as Critical Step Forward for Illinois Soil and Water Health
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The passage of Senate Bill 1701 advances agriculture conservation in Illinois by supporting farming practices that will yield healthier, stronger soils and...Read More >>
IEC Lunch & Learn Deep Dive: Informing Policy Decisions with the Greater Chicago Watershed Alliance’s Nature-based Solutions Tool
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