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2018 Session in Review

The Illinois General Assembly adjourned on May 31st after passing a budget, which was signed by Governor Rauner the morning of June 4th. Read our budget update to learn more about the benefits to environmental programs of the fiscal year 2019 budget. The General Assembly likely will not meet again until after the election for …

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Illinois Bobcat Hunting Program is Flawed

By Jennifer WallingExecutive Director, IEC Governor Rauner’s Illinois Department of Natural Resources recently increased the number of bobcat hunting permits from 500 to 1,000 for the upcoming season. The announcement of an increase in the number of permits was issued despite the fact that there is currently a bill sitting on the Governor’s desk that …

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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 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 (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 (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 (May/June 1998)

Find the full PDF here or scroll down to read. Spring session wrap-up Report on National Organic Standards Program Report on livestock mega-facilities Report on endangered plant species

IEC Bulletin (March/April 1998)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of spring session Proposed Grand Kankakee Marsh National Wildlife Refuge Governor Edgar announces three new nature preserves

IEC Bulletin (January/February 1998)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of bills introduced for spring session Report on air quality and utility deregulation

IEC Bulletin (August 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on electric restructuring legislation IEC receives power plant clean-up grant Preview of veto session Governor Edgar’s vetoes Report on Teaming With Wildlife (TWW) Illinois Cave Amphipod proposed for federal endangered species list End of session wrap-up

IEC Bulletin (June 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. End of session wrap-up

IEC Bulletin (April 1997)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Restoration of Retail Rate defeated Spring session update

IEC Bulletin (June 1996)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Environmental interests fare well in spring session Spring session at a glance

IEC Bulletin (April 1995)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Mid-session review Governor Edgar wants Tollroad Authority to start doing environmental studies 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 Bulletin (April 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC progress report Statehouse report IECEF joins in regional groundwater protection project List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (January 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of state budget cuts Landfill and wetlands failed in veto session and put off until spring Review of annual conference List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1990)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Report on environmental legislation The session at a glance Update on pollution bills List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1989)

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. Recycling, conservation fund lead in legislative wins Legislative update

IEC Bulletin (June 1989)

Find the full PDF online or scroll down to read. Legislative update

IEC Bulletin (May 1989)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislators overwhelmed by bills Summary of conservation bills Preparation for lobby day Solid waste action plan

IEC Bulletin (March 1989)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. New bills for the legislative session Governor writes letter for Middle Fork protection Ceremonies launch Rock Island Trail work

IEC Illinois Environment (November 1985)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC honors legislators Review of IEC conference What the conference panelists said about issues Extension of veto session List of upcoming events

IEC Illinois Environment (October 1983)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislative report Governor Thompson agrees to wildlife check-off Common Ground Task Force gets new grant List of upcoming events

IEC Bulletin (July 1983)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislation to watch

IEC Bulletin (January 1983)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. IEC action agenda Breakdown of legislators

IEC Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 1

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of state budget Abbott Power Plant to have scrubbers Three reports on Clean Air Illinois targeted in nuclear waste storage plans 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. 2

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of state budget Report on possible nuclear waste dump Review of annual meeting Statehouse update 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. 5 No. 5

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Legislature earns passing grade on environmental issues Hazardous waste bill on Governor’s desk Amtrak funds threatened Review of how environmental bills performed Statehouse Update Report on bottle bill support List of upcoming events List of legislature votes

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