Jen Walling, the council’s executive director, hopes to persuade legislation into passing this act.
She said it will bring numerous jobs and equity to communities that have been negatively impacted by what she calls “dirty energy.”
“We really need the relief in Illinois. We need the jobs for the Clean Energy Jobs Act. We need the public health benefits and we need them as quickly as possible.”
Jennifer Walling, executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council, concurs. “The Governor’s approach to safely reopening has been wisely based on the wisdom of scientists