Day: May 26, 2021

House Transportation Committee Passes Resolution Urging Gov. Pritzker to Join Multi-State Agreement to Electrify Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Today, the House Transportation Committee passed a resolution urging Gov. JB Pritzker to sign Illinois onto a multi-state memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by 15 states and Washington DC to support truck electrification and eliminate toxic air pollution from medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses by 2050. Sponsored by Representative Edgar Gonzalez, …

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Chicago Environmental Justice Network Puts Forward Proposal to Address Cumulative Pollution Impact on Environmental Justice Communities

Bill would protect environmental justice communities from further industrial pollution (SPRINGFIELD, IL) – The Chicago Environmental Justice Network and the Pritzker administration today reaffirmed their commitment to community-based environmental justice efforts. HB4093, introduced by Rep. Sonya Harper, creates an enhanced community engagement process when considering permits for new, large air pollution sources in environmental justice …

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