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IEC Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Goals were drafted at the annual IEC meeting Pictures from annual meeting Student environmentalists from coalition List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 1

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Proposal to have solar power at two new prisons The Citizens Advisory Group formed in response to strip mining Fight over Locks and Dam 26 continues Xylene spill pollutes air, land, and water List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 10

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Thompson vetoes anti-clean air bill The new Illinois Department of Mines and Energy is possibly created Report of water shortages throughout the state Hearing help on Zion Marina Letters to IEC

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 9

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. The new Illinois Department of Mines and Energy is possibly created Zion Marina study begins Wabash Valley Interstate Commission finds funding Legislative update

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 7

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Bottle bill defeated EPA preparing plan for control of non-point sources of water pollution Call to action for Middle Fork Sulfur dioxide standards threatened Motorcycles halted in Sand Ridge State Forest List of legislation and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 6 (2)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Bottle bill passes committee Corridor park proposed for Middle Fork Rock Island Trail sale bill defeated Land resources management study commission approved in committee Wetlands bill clears House committee Bill to reduce EPA authority defeated List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 6

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Two nature preserves under attack from recreational groups Action needed to stop hunting in Illinois state parks Comments needed on scenic rivers in Illinois List of legislation and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC Board reorganization and fund raising Question of motorcycles in the Sand Ridge State Forest Updating the Illinois Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) Update on energy shortages NI-GAS backs down on solar penalty New bills to build Alton Lock and Dam 26 List …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 4

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Introduction of new bottle bill Drafting of state energy legislation Development on federal strip mining bill List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 3

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Governor Thompson proposes budget Action on energy conservation List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Economic study slow PCBs Helm Lake deleted from development plan List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 1

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Noise pollution was the subject of hearings Upcoming workshops on natural gas and other energy shortages Illinois is designated to have the nation’s largest radioactive waste dumping center Reorganization plan poses threat to environmental protection

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 15

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Middle Fork areas approved for dedication Victory with Zion Marina plans Attempt to resurrect the Middle Fork Dam project fails Limit to noise pollution authority stopped Citizen concern over pollution rising Corps say Wabash Canal is unfeasible

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 13

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Section of Reed-Keppler Park revealed to be radioactive Nature Preserves Commission opposes proposed freeway Illinois to receive federal funds for energy conservation Call to action against noise pollution Review of House election results

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 13

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Clean Air Act dies Corps refuses to release Wabash study Hearing focuses on Lake Michigan Marina proposal Toxic chemicals controls bill passed

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 11

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. House rejects Middle Fork Dam project Middle Fork park proposed Industry opposition kills PCB ban No money for Wabash Valley Interstate Commission Resolution discouraging riverside mining adopted and hazardous materials bills pass Coal severance tax fails

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 10

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Senate cuts funding for Rock Island Trail House continues to debate Middle Fork Dam List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 9

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Staff update on continuing issues Air pollution update Update on landfill, PCBs, and Waterloo airport Pending House vote on Middle Fork Dam List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 8

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Update from IEC staff Alert for Clean Air Act amendment Action needed for Middle Fork Dam project List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 7

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Plans for the Middle Fork Dam project were rejected Update on Rock Island Trail Bottle Bill in committee IEPA supports Clean Air Act amendments List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 6

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Development on the Middle Fork Dam debate House voted to withhold funds for the Wabash Valley Interstate Commission PCB regulation bills introduced Update on progress with the Clean Air Act List of legislation and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Update on the future of nuclear power Review of the Energy Conservation Training Institute Formation of the Citizens United for Responsible Energy (CURE) Legislation that would change the State’s water rights laws Mine Reclamation Program Begins List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 4

FInd the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Overview of House fight over the budget Request for letters to stop the Middle Fork Dam project Appropriations for Rock Island Trail face tough fight Update on Bottle Bill List of legislative hearings and meetings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 3

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Staff report for February activity and annual meeting Announcement of a rally at the Middle Fork River New bills introduced including one on the recycling of waste oil Award winners from annual meeting Progress of the Bottle Bill Update on Supreme Court decision about …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Notice of Bottle Bill hearing Review of the McHenry County Energy Fair and Railroad Subsidies Bill Reports on the state’s Energy Resources Commission and EPA The Middle Fork Dam continues as the Big Pine Creek Dam is revised Scathing review of Commonwealth Edison activity

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 1

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Announcement of Annual Meeting Urging support for the Rock Island Trail and Bottle Bill Warning of hearing on Kaskaskia River Coal Development and Stripmine Reclamation Audubon Council holding seminar on waterways Opposition to the canalization of the Wabash River, construction of a Kane County …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 25

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. Construction of the Rock Island Trail halted Coalition for a Bottle Bill is established Citizens of Danville will vote on funding for the Middle Fork Dam project Governor Walker vetoes the Artificial Cooling Lakes bill and the diversion of funding from the state’s Coal Development …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 24

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. Preview of Veto Session Update on Bottle Bills New appointments to commissions’ Middle Fork Dam Update List of legislation status and committee hearings Review of committee votes on the intermittent controls bill and Land Resources Management Study Commission bill List of legislative committee assignments and …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 23

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. The Illinois Committee on Freeway opposes Supplemental Freeways List of committee hearings and the Governor’s actions on legislation

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 22

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read Report on Supplemental Freeways SB 609 on Artificial Cooling Lakes on the Governor’s desk Sulfur Dioxide Controls bill possibly put off until 1985 Full funding for Nature Preserves Commission losses in Senate Middle Fork Dam project gained appropriations for study List of legislation status …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 21

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Opposition to the Middle Fork Dam project SB 609 to remove Artificial Cooling Lakes from EPA regulations passes in House List of legislation status  

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 20

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Two Anti-EPA bills lose in committee HB 338 to create Land Use Study Commission was revived Economic Impact bill on third reading Eminent Domain bill re-passes committee while Fish and Game Commission put in subcommittee Explanation of HB 898: The Agricultural Areas Conservation and …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 19

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Economic Impact Bill SB 805 amended in House Committee More reports on Lock and Dam 26 List of legislation status and hearing schedules

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 18

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Transportation commission to review report on contracts Urging the defeat of SB 609 which would exempt artificial cooling lakes from EPA regulation Bills limiting the use of eminent domain for coal development advances both houses Urge to override veto on federal strip mining legislation …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 17

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Bill to restrict eminent domain for coal development passes Senate Victory for environmentalists as authorization for Lock and Dam 26 was defeated in Congress IEC lobbies against Crosstown Expressway Explanation of the Louisville Reservoir project Illinois Nature Preserves Commission receives an appropriations increase Defeat …

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IEC NEwsletter Vol. 1 No. 16

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Article emphasizing the need for energy conservation Thoughts on the Supplemental Freeway System Explanation on how the Illinois Nature Preserves are being threatened Legislative progress of bills that limit environmental control List of legislation status

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 15

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. The Supplemental Freeway System became the focus of the IEC field organizing effort Explanation of a IPCB Impact Statement bill amendment Description of bills that would have adverse impact on pollution enforcement Overview of the Middle Fork Dam controversy and Coal Mining Safety bill …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 14

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Corrections from the last newsletter pertaining to intermittent controls bill Update on two bottle bills and the IPCB Impact Statement bill Overview of two eminent domain bills to limit coal development Explanation of the failure of the Natural Rivers and Wetlands Act in committee …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 13

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of the House passage of intermittent controls bill and IPCB Impact Statement bill Update on the energy siting bills List of legislation status and hearing schedules Review of committee votes on the intermittent controls bill and Land Resources Management Study Commission bill List …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 12

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Overview of two appropriation bills for the Department of Conservation that pass through Appropriations Committee Detailing of the problem of energy siting Explanation of the failure of a bottle bill in a committee List of legislative committee assignments and hearings List of new environmental …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 11

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of committee votes on Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill and IPCB Impact Statement bill Overview of other bills in committee including Trails bills and on metal scavenging in landfills Update on intermittent controls bill and electrical utility siting bill List of legislative committee …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 10

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Detail opposition to the intermittent controls bill Report on recent IEC Board Meeting List of legislative committee assignments and hearings List of new environmental bills introduced Explanation of the course of a bill

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 9

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of committee votes on the intermittent controls bill and Land Resources Management Study Commission bill List of legislative committee assignments and hearings List of new environmental bills introduced Detail on two bottle bills

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 8

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Detailing of electrical utility siting bill, Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill, Land Resources Management Study Commission bill, and other relating bills List of legislative committee assignments and hearings Mailing list for the House Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Committee

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 7

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Information on bills that create a statewide trail system Detailing of Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill, Land Resources Management Study Commission bill, and other relating bills List of legislative committee assignments and hearings Contact information for IEC Board Members Educating subscribers how to contact …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 6

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Educating subscribers how to contact and lobby legislators Information on hearings on bills that threaten the EPA and other environmental bills List of legislative committee assignments and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Concerns with the eminent domain powers given to the Department of Business and Economic Development Progress with the Natural Rivers and Wetlands Act and Governor Walker’s accelerated building program List of legislative committee assignments and hearings Introduction of new environmental bills

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 4

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. An introduction of the IEC staff Explanation of Governor Walker’s accelerated building program Review of environmentally related bills

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3 (Special)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. A sampler of environmental bills List of members on the Senate Agriculture Committee

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 3

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. A review of the first general meeting including the content and structure of IEC newsletters List of legislators and committees that deal with environmental legislation Provides contact information of local contacts of the IEC Review of environmental bills including a negative amendment to the …

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