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IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2014)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislative report Illinois is the first state to ban microbeads Protecting of Illinois’ wildlife Energy issues in Illinois Review of veto session

IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2014)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Spring report List of upcoming events Illinois moving on climate ready water infrastructure Report on protecting Illinois wildlife New farmers’ market rules Report on the Urban Flooding Awareness Act Removing of mandated coal education program Keeping microbeads out of the Great Lakes Report on …

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IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2013)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report List of upcoming events Recreation liability protection return to Illinois Progress on fix to Illinois’ renewable energy portfolio standards General Assembly passes green infrastructure bills New legislation to help building owners finance energy efficiency improvements The impacts of coal More composting options …

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IEC EnviroNews (Summer 2007)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Mercury issue heats up Session goes into overtime New study sparks coalition for open space program Environmental Caucus highlights green issues Gubernatorial candidates at Environmental Leadership dinner Profile on Illinois Audubon Society

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2004)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of overtime session Profile of Partners for Parks and Wildlife Report on the water quality in Illinois Review of annual meeting

IEC Bulletin (Fall 2003)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Governor actions on legislation Attorney General Lisa Madigan to speak at the IEC annual dinner Momentum builds for Wetlands Protection Act General Assembly considers renewable energy legislation Illinois debates clean coal technologies and projects List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (Summer 2003)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report Wetlands Protection Act passed the House Environmental Briefing Book highlights key agenda issues Introduction of Blagojevich Administration IECEF launches Water Task Force

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 (May 2000)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Spring session review Governor Ryan plans summit on coal, energy, and clean air Illinois in top 10 for coal plant emissions Legislation to clean-up aging power plants postponed Wildlife Prairie Park declared premier wildlife park

IEC Bulletin (December 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Call to end the grandfathering of coal-fired power plants Environmentalists and coal miners push for stricter air pollution controls Report on power plant pollution Review of annual conference Governor Ryan creates Environmental Regulatory Review Commission

IEC Bulletin (March/April 1999)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Livestock negations yield results Testing program for vehicle exhaust passes House Assault on Illinois’ Endangered Species Act Land acquisition bill passes Senate Nature preserves bill passes House ComEd to sell power plants Spring session review

IEC Bulletin (July 1983)

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 4

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Protests following strip mining decision National activities Statehouse report Report on organic farming and organic movement List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Call for the closure of the Sheffield waste burial site Legislative report Statehouse report Report on nuclear power List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 4

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Successful session for IEC Ottawa group battles landfill plan Legislative wrap-up Boost for clean air and coal Statehouse report Report on federal Clean Air Act Briefing on bottle bill in Champaign-Urbana List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 3

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse update Clean air hearings moving slowly List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Push for Rock Island Trail Counties’ opposition to landfills Protecting non-game wildlife Update on bottle bill

IEC Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 1

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of state budget and federal funding Briefing on four threatened areas Statehouse report Agencies seek agriculture land policy List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislature toughens hazardous waste plan Legislative wrap-up Statehouse update Task recommends promotion of both coal and clean air List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 6

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Waste and wildlife bills vetoed Update on Illinois Beach State Park Report on bottle bill Middle Fork nominated for Scenic River System Profile on J. Theodore Meyer List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 9

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. The new Illinois Department of Mines and Energy is possibly created Zion Marina study begins Wabash Valley Interstate Commission finds funding Legislative update

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 6

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Development on the Middle Fork Dam debate House voted to withhold funds for the Wabash Valley Interstate Commission PCB regulation bills introduced Update on progress with the Clean Air Act List of legislation and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 20

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Two Anti-EPA bills lose in committee HB 338 to create Land Use Study Commission was revived Economic Impact bill on third reading Eminent Domain bill re-passes committee while Fish and Game Commission put in subcommittee Explanation of HB 898: The Agricultural Areas Conservation and …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 18

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Transportation commission to review report on contracts Urging the defeat of SB 609 which would exempt artificial cooling lakes from EPA regulation Bills limiting the use of eminent domain for coal development advances both houses Urge to override veto on federal strip mining legislation …

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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. 13

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of the House passage of intermittent controls bill and IPCB Impact Statement bill Update on the energy siting bills List of legislation status and hearing schedules Review of committee votes on the intermittent controls bill and Land Resources Management Study Commission bill List …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 12

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Overview of two appropriation bills for the Department of Conservation that pass through Appropriations Committee Detailing of the problem of energy siting Explanation of the failure of a bottle bill in a committee List of legislative committee assignments and hearings List of new environmental …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 11

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of committee votes on Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill and IPCB Impact Statement bill Overview of other bills in committee including Trails bills and on metal scavenging in landfills Update on intermittent controls bill and electrical utility siting bill List of legislative committee …

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IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 10

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Detail opposition to the intermittent controls bill Report on recent IEC Board Meeting List of legislative committee assignments and hearings List of new environmental bills introduced Explanation of the course of a bill

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 9

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of committee votes on the intermittent controls bill and Land Resources Management Study Commission bill List of legislative committee assignments and hearings List of new environmental bills introduced Detail on two bottle bills

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 8

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Detailing of electrical utility siting bill, Natural Rivers and Wetlands bill, Land Resources Management Study Commission bill, and other relating bills List of legislative committee assignments and hearings Mailing list for the House Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Committee

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. 6

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Educating subscribers how to contact and lobby legislators Information on hearings on bills that threaten the EPA and other environmental bills List of legislative committee assignments and hearings

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Concerns with the eminent domain powers given to the Department of Business and Economic Development Progress with the Natural Rivers and Wetlands Act and Governor Walker’s accelerated building program List of legislative committee assignments and hearings Introduction of new environmental bills

IEC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 4

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. An introduction of the IEC staff Explanation of Governor Walker’s accelerated building program Review of environmentally related bills

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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