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IEC Summer 2021 Newsletter

It’s been a busy year for team IEC, so we’ve put together a quick roundup of some of the work that we’ve been doing so far in Springfield, Chicago and now at the federal level in D.C. too! Check out some of our recent wins, and the ongoing work we’re engaged in building power for …

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IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2015)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read 40th Anniversary Dinner 2015 Legislative Report Illinois Clean Jobs Bill update Air permit bill Summary of recycling and waste bills Bobcat hunting bill passes

IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2015)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read 2014 Legislative Report Sweep to conservation funds Monarch butterfly legislation introduced Exotic weeds and invasive species legislation Illinois Clean Jobs Bill introduced Brownfields and the Land Bank Act List of 2015 recycling and composting bills Seed library bill

IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2014)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislative report Illinois is the first state to ban microbeads Protecting of Illinois’ wildlife Energy issues in Illinois Review of veto session

IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2014)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Spring report List of upcoming events Illinois moving on climate ready water infrastructure Report on protecting Illinois wildlife New farmers’ market rules Report on the Urban Flooding Awareness Act Removing of mandated coal education program Keeping microbeads out of the Great Lakes Report on …

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IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2013)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. 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 …

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IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2011)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Spring Legislative Review Lobby Day 2011 Partners for Parks and Wildlife statement on OSLAD

IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2009)

Fint the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Reflecting on environmental impact of Obama and Quinn victories Illinois could be a leader with Clean Cars legislation Update on Mercury Profile of Prairie Rivers Network Review of annual meeting List of upcoming events

IEC EnviroNews (Fall 2008)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislature takes action to save state parks Public forums on climate change Profile on Faith in Place Review of Environmental Leadership Dinner List of upcoming events

IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2008)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of spring session Report on the Global Warming Response Act Profile on the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago

IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2008)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. New global warming initiative heats up Springfield Profile on Decatur’s Community Environmental Council

IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2007)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Mercury issue heats up Session goes into overtime New study sparks coalition for open space program Environmental Caucus highlights green issues Gubernatorial candidates at Environmental Leadership dinner Profile on Illinois Audubon Society

IEC Bulletin (Spring 2005)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Update on the danger of mercury Governor Blagojevich gets mixed environmental grade Review of annual meeting Coalition continues drive for parks and wildlife funding Preview of spring session Concerns over budget Governor Blagojevich calls for renewable portfolio standard

IEC Bulletin (Fall 2004)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of Environmental Leadership Dinner US Senate candidate Barack Obama’s environmental agenda

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2004)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of overtime session Profile of Partners for Parks and Wildlife Report on the water quality in Illinois Review of annual meeting

ISEN Newsletter (2004)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Student Volunteer opportunities Student Spotlight: Jen Walling Activist toolkit introduces “Stragegery” The ISEN Recharger ActionNews Survey

IEC Bulletin (Winter 2003)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Veto session review Environmental scorecard released Review of Environmental Leadership Dinner Report on framework for water quality programs List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (Fall 2003)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Governor actions on legislation Attorney General Lisa Madigan to speak at the IEC annual dinner Momentum builds for Wetlands Protection Act General Assembly considers renewable energy legislation Illinois debates clean coal technologies and projects List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2003)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report Wetlands Protection Act passed the House Environmental Briefing Book highlights key agenda issues Introduction of Blagojevich Administration IECEF launches Water Task Force

IEC Bulletin (Winter 2002)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislation restores funding for open space acquisition Review of annual conference

IEC Bulletin (Fall 2002)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of candidates forum List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2002)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC to host candidates forum Groups call for energy efficiency to reduce air pollution ISEN launches battery recycling program Update on mercury pollution List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (Spring 2002)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report Review of the budget Mercury thermometer bill passes House Pro-environment primary candidates in the lead Overview of the League of Conservation Voters scorecard Tollway increases proposed List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (Fall 2001)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Air pollution bill and coal subsidies pass Bush Administration may end lawsuits against power plants Food irradiation coming to Illinois Report on War Bluff Valley Sanctuary

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2001)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Energy issues paper Proposal for Illinois transportation priorities Report on air quality

IEC Bulletin (April 2001)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Illinois Senate approves clean air legislation Illinois Endangered Sprecies Protection Board threatened Statehouse report Report on Adams Wildlife Sanctuary

IEC Bulletin (November 2000)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on mercury Conservation Congress education agenda Little Vermilion River threatened Review of annual conference

IEC Bulletin (September 2000)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Power plant pollution update Governor Ryan announces restoration of wetlands Report on Bt corn pollen Report on Cougars in Illinois

IEC Bulletin (July 2000)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. 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

IEC Bulletin (May 2000)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. 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

IEC Bulletin (March 2000)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. 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

IEC Bulletin (December 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Call to end the grandfathering of coal-fired power plants Environmentalists and coal miners push for stricter air pollution controls Report on power plant pollution Review of annual conference Governor Ryan creates Environmental Regulatory Review Commission

IEC Bulletin (July 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Environmental bills sent to Governor Ryan Genetically modified corn’s affect on monarch butterflies

IEC Bulletin (March/April 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Livestock negations yield results Testing program for vehicle exhaust passes House Assault on Illinois’ Endangered Species Act Land acquisition bill passes Senate Nature preserves bill passes House ComEd to sell power plants Spring session review

IEC Bulletin (January/February 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Remarks of Governor Ryan on Illinois’ environment Ruling may have impact on livestock facilities in Illinois Review of annual conference

IEC Bulletin (July/August 1998)

FInd the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on Illinois’ endangered animal species

IEC Bulletin (May/June 1998)

Find the full PDF here or scroll down to read. Spring session wrap-up Report on National Organic Standards Program Report on livestock mega-facilities Report on endangered plant species

IEC Bulletin (March/April 1998)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of spring session Proposed Grand Kankakee Marsh National Wildlife Refuge Governor Edgar announces three new nature preserves

IEC Bulletin (January/February 1998)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of bills introduced for spring session Report on air quality and utility deregulation

IEC Bulletin (November/December 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of veto session Governor Edgar’s vetoes Review of annual conference New and expanded nature preserves

IEC Bulletin (August 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on electric restructuring legislation IEC receives power plant clean-up grant Preview of veto session Governor Edgar’s vetoes Report on Teaming With Wildlife (TWW) Illinois Cave Amphipod proposed for federal endangered species list End of session wrap-up

IEC Bulletin (June 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. End of session wrap-up

IEC Bulletin (April 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Restoration of Retail Rate defeated Spring session update

IEC Bulletin (February 1997)

IEC Bulletin (February 1997) Statehouse report on shift of political power Agenda and bill introduction report

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