Energy

Investing in New Clean Energy Technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn4-P7u8-OI In the 22nd installment of the IEC Lunch and Learn Series, IEC is joined by Ian Adams from the Clean Energy Trust to discuss investing in clean energy technologies and business. Find links and resources from the session below: Clean Energy Trust

How Illinois Gets Renewable Energy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyhLE0JBJhE In the 13th edition of the IEC Lunch & Learn Series, Brian Granahan of the Illinois Power Agency discuss how Illinois procures renewable energy and the Future Energy Jobs Act. Find links and resources from the session below: Illinois Power Agency’s website The Adjustable Block Program was established by the Future Energy Jobs Act …

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Clean Energy & Utility Bills

In the tenth installment of IEC’s Lunch & Learn Series, Sarah Moskowitz from the Citizens Utility Board joins us to discuss how clean energy policies affects consumers and saves us money! Find links and resources from the session below: Citizens Utility Board website

Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Repealing Kyoto Protocol Act

Illinois now clear to reduce carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions, act on climate change SPRINGFIELD — Today, Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation that immediately repealed the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998, a law prohibiting the state from creating restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions and addressing climate change. House Bill 3481, sponsored by State Sen. Laura …

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Milestone Bill to Clean Up Coal Ash Pollution in Illinois Becomes Law

The Coal Ash Pollution Prevention Act is a critical step in fixing Illinois’ coal ash problem SPRINGFIELD, IL—Today, bipartisan legislation to protect Illinois’ citizens and the environment from the effects of toxic coal ash became law. The  Coal Ash Pollution Prevention Act will result in stronger rules for coal ash cleanup and fund cleanup programs through permit …

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2019 End of Session Update

The 2019 Illinois General Assembly legislative session ended on Sunday, June 2. IEC is proud to announce it was one of the most successful ever for the environmental community.   We passed a broad and ambitious agenda, defeated damaging legislation, and secured important appropriations in the budget. This session has proved that elections matter. Our …

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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 2009)

Fint the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Reflecting on environmental impact of Obama and Quinn victories Illinois could be a leader with Clean Cars legislation Update on Mercury Profile of Prairie Rivers Network Review of annual meeting List of upcoming events

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 (Spring 2005)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Update on the danger of mercury Governor Blagojevich gets mixed environmental grade Review of annual meeting Coalition continues drive for parks and wildlife funding Preview of spring session Concerns over budget Governor Blagojevich calls for renewable portfolio standard

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 2001)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Energy issues paper Proposal for Illinois transportation priorities Report on air quality

IEC Bulletin (August 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of session Session at a glance Incinerator ban extended Two groundwater committees get to work List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (November/December 1989)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of annual conference Economics key to sustainability policy Overview of workshops