Please phone the Peoria City Council members listed at the end of this article and let them know you are opposed to the sale of public parkland at the Peoria riverfront for the development of a privately owned apartment complex.
| Victory in Eight-Year Battle to Stop Canton Coal Strip Mine|
Thanks to the years of dedicated efforts by Heart of Illinois Group Sierra Club and the local Fulton County group Canton Area Citizens for Environmental Issues, the proposed North Canton coal strip mine Permit No. 385 is ended.
| Clean Jobs Legislation a Top Illinois Sierra Club Priority|
Thank You Senator Dave Koehler for being a sponsor of SB 1485! Your leadership for this bill is critically important for more clean energy jobs that will be a great asset to our area and the state.
| Reduced Mowing in Peoria County in 2015|
Last year the Peoria County Highway Department conducted a pilot program to assess the impact of reduced mowing along its rural Right of Ways (ROW).
March 18, 7pm
Dr. Michael Bentley will be showing slides of his trip last year to the Grand Canyon. He will tell us about his hike from one side of the canyon to the other. It promises to be an exciting and visually stunning program.
April 15, 7pm
Caroline Wooten, Illinois Chapter Sierra Club Associate Conservation Organizer, will have the latest news and updates on the Illinois Clean Power Plan and what is happening from Chicago to Springfield to Carbondale on efforts to increase clean power for our state.
May 20, 7pm
At least 5 EV (Electric Vehicle) owners will talk about why they bought their vehicles, how the vehicles have performed, what conditions they have been driven in, and the positives and negatives about owning a particular EV.