The Illinois Environmental Council likewise expressed its outrage: “To be clear, now is absolutely not the time to allow polluting industries to skirt environmental protection laws. This is dangerous and wildly irresponsible, especially as we’re seeing stark evidence of the burden of toxic air pollution on vulnerable populations who already struggled to breathe before this virus emerged. People will suffer. Dirty industry will benefit. Plain and simple.”
EPA Relaxes Enforcement, Citing Pandemic. Environmentalists Call it a ‘License to Pollute’
IEC In the Media
“Yesterday the Illinois Environmental Council presented the webinar “Walking and biking during COVID-19,” featuring Audrey Wennink, transportation director at the Metropolitan Planning Council, and Lynda
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