Join us to advance public policies that create healthy environments across Illinois.
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.
Breaking Free from Foam: How Illinois and Chicago Can Reduce Plastic Waste
Illinois needs to break up with plastic. For decades, we’ve known that single-use plastic items, including polystyrene foam cups, plates, and containers are among the...Read More >>
2023 Environmental Legislative Update, March 28
Important deadlines this week and big updates on priority billsRead More >>