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Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.
Firing a new salvo in the ongoing debate over fracking, Environment Illinois released a report today documenting a wide range of dollars and cents costs imposed by dirty drilling — from health costs to local services to ruined roads to contaminated property. The Costs of Fracking report comes as Environment Illinois and its allies urge Springfield to stop fracking before it can take root in the state.
One day after nearly a hundred concerned citizens converged on Springfield to call for a moratorium on fracking, House Speaker Mike Madigan today announced his support for legislation to stop the dirty drilling technique in Illinois.
WASHINGTON, DC, February 12, 2013 (ENS) – In a State of the Union Address focused on rebuilding the U.S. economy, President Barack Obama tonight pledged to fight climate change “while driving strong economic growth.
...The environmental community is pleased with the President’s position on climate change and clean energy.
Today, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) delivered to President Obama a letter signed by 302 state legislators from 40 states, including 11 from Illinois, urging him to prioritize tackling global warming in his second term. Environment Illinois and environmental advocates across the country applauded the move.