IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2013)

  • Statehouse report
  • List of upcoming events
  • Recreation liability protection return to Illinois
  • Progress on fix to Illinois’ renewable energy portfolio standards
  • General Assembly passes green infrastructure bills
  • New legislation to help building owners finance energy efficiency improvements
  • The impacts of coal
  • More composting options for farms in Illinois
  • Comprehensive fraking regulations passed

Tags: Energy Efficiency; Fraking; Renewable Energy; Coal; Composting

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Partners for Parks and Wildlife

Partners for Parks and Wildlife (PPW) is a grassroots coalition that is dedicated to secure and increase funding for open space and park acquisition, natural area preservation, wildlife habitat protection and recreational opportunities in Illinois.

Learn More About Climate Change

The U.S. EPA’s website on climate change was once a great resource for basic scientific information on the topic and we look forward to the day that it is again. Until then, the City of Chicago is making sure its citizens have access to research and information.


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