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Lawmakers, Advocates Introduce ‘Plastic-free Water for Illinois Platform’

Lawmakers, environmental groups, and consumer advocates bring the fight for plastic-free water to the General Assembly SPRINGFIELD, IL – Today, State Rep. Ann Williams, State Sen. Melinda Bush and the Illinois Environmental Council announced the introduction of a comprehensive package of legislation tackling the pervasive problem of plastic pollution from single-use plastics in Illinois waterways …

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Broad Coalition Calls for Statewide Drug Take-back Program

Illinois legislators and advocates introduce The Illinois Drug Take-back Act CHICAGO – Today, state lawmakers, environmental and public health groups, along with business, public safety and local government voices, called for a statewide pharmaceutical drug take-back program funded by pharmaceutical companies. The coalition called the amount of  unused drugs in Illinois a public safety, public …

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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 (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 Bulletin (February 1997)

IEC Bulletin (February 1997) Statehouse report on shift of political power Agenda and bill introduction report

IEC Bulletin (April 1996)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Grassroots force wins amendments to hog megafarm bill Other environmental legislation

IEC Bulletin (February 1995)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Statehouse report on shift of political power Preview of Governor Edgar’s second term Legislators recycle old bills as new proposals List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (April, 1993)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of environmental bills for session

IEC Illinois Environment (July 1985)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of legislative session Funds approved to buy land, save soil, and clean up toxic sites Amended drainage bill passes, but water rules still an issue List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Summary on Governor Thompson’s actions on bills Bleak forecast for river ecology Report on citizen action against hazardous waste List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of IEC annual meeting Statehouse update DOC wins landmark decision over Corps List of upcoming events

IEC Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 1

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Announcement of Annual Meeting Urging support for the Rock Island Trail and Bottle Bill Warning of hearing on Kaskaskia River Coal Development and Stripmine Reclamation Audubon Council holding seminar on waterways Opposition to the canalization of the Wabash River, construction of a Kane County …

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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

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