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IEC Responds to Trump Administration Rollback of Clean Car Standards

The Illinois Environmental Council issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s rollback of Clean Car Standards: SPRINGFIELD, IL – In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Trump administration just finalized their brazen rollback of clean car standards. This move will harm public health by increasing air pollution, introduce more uncertainty …

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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 (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 (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 (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 Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 15

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Middle Fork areas approved for dedication Victory with Zion Marina plans Attempt to resurrect the Middle Fork Dam project fails Limit to noise pollution authority stopped Citizen concern over pollution rising Corps say Wabash Canal is unfeasible

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 9

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Staff update on continuing issues Air pollution update Update on landfill, PCBs, and Waterloo airport Pending House vote on Middle Fork Dam List of legislations and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 3

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Staff report for February activity and annual meeting Announcement of a rally at the Middle Fork River New bills introduced including one on the recycling of waste oil Award winners from annual meeting Progress of the Bottle Bill Update on Supreme Court decision about …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 17

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Bill to restrict eminent domain for coal development passes Senate Victory for environmentalists as authorization for Lock and Dam 26 was defeated in Congress IEC lobbies against Crosstown Expressway Explanation of the Louisville Reservoir project Illinois Nature Preserves Commission receives an appropriations increase Defeat …

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IEC NEwsletter Vol. 1 No. 16

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Article emphasizing the need for energy conservation Thoughts on the Supplemental Freeway System Explanation on how the Illinois Nature Preserves are being threatened Legislative progress of bills that limit environmental control List of legislation status

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 14

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Corrections from the last newsletter pertaining to intermittent controls bill Update on two bottle bills and the IPCB Impact Statement bill Overview of two eminent domain bills to limit coal development Explanation of the failure of the Natural Rivers and Wetlands Act in committee …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 7

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Information on bills that create a statewide trail system Detailing of Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill, Land Resources Management Study Commission bill, and other relating bills List of legislative committee assignments and hearings Contact information for IEC Board Members Educating subscribers how to contact …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3 (Special)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. A sampler of environmental bills List of members on the Senate Agriculture Committee

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 3

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. A review of the first general meeting including the content and structure of IEC newsletters List of legislators and committees that deal with environmental legislation Provides contact information of local contacts of the IEC Review of environmental bills including a negative amendment to the …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Information on what will be expected for the first general meeting of the IEC including key environmental issues in Illinois Explanation of the Illinois Coal Development Bond Act and other environmental bills

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