IEC Bulletin (March 2000)

  • Statehouse report
  • Highlights from budget address
  • Court of Appeals upholds EPA pollution ruling
  • Brownfields and farmland preservation among priorities for mayors.
  • New rules proposed for organic foods
  • Roadbuilding policy for National Forests proposed

Tags: Air Pollution; Groundwater; Waterways; Mass Transit; Brownfields; Organic; National Forests

IEC Bulletin (May 2000)

  • Spring session review
  • Governor Ryan plans summit on coal, energy, and clean air
  • Illinois in top 10 for coal plant emissions
  • Legislation to clean-up aging power plants postponed
  • Wildlife Prairie Park declared premier wildlife park

Tags: Coal; Fishing; Climate Change; Organic; Waterways; Clean Air; Emissions; Leaf Burning; Power Plants; Groundwater; Wildlife Prairie Park

IEC Bulletin (July 2000)

  • Joint plan for Calumet Open Space Reserve
  • Report on Black-Crowned Night Heron
  • Momentum for cleaning up power plants grows
  • IEC’s testimony in Growth Task Force
  • Emission limits for diesel trucks proposed

Tags: Black-Crowned Night Heron; Power Plants; Pass the Paddle; Growth Task Force; Emissions

IEC Bulletin (September 2000)

  • Power plant pollution update
  • Governor Ryan announces restoration of wetlands
  • Report on Bt corn pollen
  • Report on Cougars in Illinois

Tags: Power Plants; Pollution; Wetlands; Cougar

IEC Bulletin (November 2000)

  • Report on mercury
  • Conservation Congress education agenda
  • Little Vermilion River threatened
  • Review of annual conference

Tags: Mercury; Wetlands; Little Vermilion River

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