2023 Environmental Scorecard

IEC is proud to present our 2023 Environmental Scorecard for the Illinois General Assembly. Scores are based on the environmental impact of their voting record over the last legislative session.  We hope this will be a useful resource and allow you to see whether your legislators have used their power in the General Assembly to

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State Recycling and Composting In the 15th edition of the IEC Lunch & Learn Series, James Jennings from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency discusses recycling, composting and waste management in Illinois. Find links and articles from the session below: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency IEPA’s recycling page IEPA’s composting page  

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IEC EnviroNews (Spring 2015)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read 2014 Legislative Report Sweep to conservation funds Monarch butterfly legislation introduced Exotic weeds and invasive species legislation Illinois Clean Jobs Bill introduced Brownfields and the Land Bank Act List of 2015 recycling and composting bills Seed library bill

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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

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IEC Bulletin (March, 1994)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Politicized climate complicates passage of bills Conservation 2000 initiative featured in budget New radioactive waste siting process begins IECEF wins grant for campaign against pesticide pollution Review of annual conference List of upcoming events

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IEC Bulletin (July 1988)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC’s solid waste legislation highlights spring session success Loopholes closed in chemical safety plans No growth to Conservation budget Bills seek to ensure fair landfill site review Review of lobby day List of upcoming events

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