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News Release | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

“For too long a labyrinth of roads, fences and sprawl has penned animals into smaller and smaller habitats,” said Wendy Wendlandt, president of Environment America Research & Policy Center.  “The key now is to connect these small habitat ‘islands’ through corridors. Doing so can give wildlife the space they need to hunt, mate and migrate.”

Report | Environment Illinois Research and Education Center

We need more nature. More nature means abundant wildlife in our world, from butterflies floating by to coyotes howling at night to whale tails breaching the surface just visible from shore.

News Release | Environment Illinois

The Illinois Senate on Tuesday passed omnibus energy legislation that could provide utility companies with windfall profits at customer expense. The legislation, Senate Bill 18, extends formula rate policies that guarantee utility profits, provides ComEd parent company Exelon Corporation with a $694 million nuclear bailout, and fails to adequately address pollution from the state’s dirtiest power plants. At the same time, the bill enacts important policies to advance Illinois’ clean energy future. 

Blog Post

A recent investigation uncovered a bombshell for our environment over at Amazon: The company is destroying millions of unused or returned products.

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.