Happy Earth Day from IEC! This year, we’ve been celebrating Earth Month by highlighting the incredible people power of our team here at IEC. Each week this month, we’ve introduced you to a hardworking IEC staff member who represents the incredible, dedicated folks on our team. Below you’ll find a brand new blog post from […]
Happy Earth Day from IEC! This year, we’re celebrating Earth Month by highlighting the incredible people power of our team here at IEC. Each week this month, we’re introducing you to a hardworking IEC staff member who represents the incredible, dedicated folks on our team. Below you’ll find coverage in the State Journal Register of
In June 2019, I wrote a blog post introducing readers to one of the Illinois Environmental Council’s most successful programs, legislative tours. Since then, we’ve conducted dozens of informative “tours” with legislators and local officials, taking them out of their office buildings and into the natural areas we need their help to protect.
From clean energy to transportation to urban conservation, IEC’s Mayoral Report lays out both small & lofty objectives that the mayor ought to tackle to make Chicago a sustainable city.
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“Jennifer Walling, executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council, Mark Denzler, president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, Jack Darin, director of the Sierra Club’s Illinois chapter, and Delmar Gillus, chief operating officer at Elevate Energy, join Phil Ponce to discuss the prospects for a bill that would transform energy production in the state.”
Applications for the “Fall Covers for Spring Savings Program” will be available on the IDOA website in December 2020.
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Request for Proposal:Racial Equity Assessment The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) educational organization, and the Illinois Environmental Council, a 501(c)(4) advocacy organization, collectively referred to as IEC, are seeking proposals from qualified consultants to work with IEC staff, board of directors, affiliate members, and the environmental community to assess racial equity in its
The work for racial justice continues until all Black, brown & indigenous people are free & equal in this country. We are all called to do what we can to help in this fight. IEC compiled this resource list for those looking to help.
If you’re in need of a brush up on how state government works, how bills become laws and how you can participate in the process, this program is for you!
Apply to join the IEC team! About the Organization The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund (IECEF), and its affiliate the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), are 44 year-old organizations that promote sound environmental laws and policies, provide a forum for environmentalists and facilitate a statewide activist network. IECEF engages in legislative monitoring and analysis; outreach, organizing