Join the Illinois Environmental Council as we celebrate environmental leadership in Illinois with our friends and supporters.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
5:30 Reception / 7:00 Dinner and Program
Mid-America Club, Aon Center
200 E Randolph, 80th Floor, Chicago
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2019 Environmental Leadership Award Winners
Milestone Achievement Award
State Sen. Scott Bennett, State Rep.Carol Ammons and State Rep. Mike Marron for their role in passing historic coal ash legislation

Legislative Leadership Award
State Rep. Ann Williams and State Sen. Melinda Bush for leadership on House and Senate Environment Committees.

Community Champion Award
Keith Harley for fighting for environmental justice through litigation as the founder and director of the CLC’s Environmental Law Program

To become a dinner sponsor, contact IEC Development Director Jeff Shelden

Partners for Parks and Wildlife

Partners for Parks and Wildlife (PPW) is a grassroots coalition that is dedicated to secure and increase funding for open space and park acquisition, natural area preservation, wildlife habitat protection and recreational opportunities in Illinois.

Learn More About Climate Change

The U.S. EPA’s website on climate change was once a great resource for basic scientific information on the topic and we look forward to the day that it is again. Until then, the City of Chicago is making sure its citizens have access to research and information.


One of the simplest ways to donate to the IEC is by contributing through EarthShare in your workplace charity campaign .