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Wolf Mt Simon Hub Illinois Overview Map
ICC Accepts Wolf Carbon Solutions Filing to Withdraw CO2 Pipeline Application
No CO2 pipelines sign
Citizens Against Predatory Pipelines Donations Needed!
New Initiatives and Opportunities for You!
Bob Jorgensen at Pollinator Day
Changes on the HOI Group Executive Committee
Navigator pipeline route map
Navigator LLC Withdraws its CO2 Pipeline Project
power plant, wind turbines and solar panels
Illinois Energy Transition Workforce Taking Public Comments
Yes for Moratorium
Request a State Moratorium on CO2 Pipelines and Sequestration
No CO2 sign and goats
File a Public Comment to Oppose the Latest CO2 Pipeline!
No CO2 pipelines sign
CAPP – Citizens Against Predatory Pipelines Needs Your Support
Peoria City-County Landfill expansion area
Peoria City/County Municipal Landfill Expansion Future Still Not Clear
House finches on feeder
Wildlife Migration Means Hungry Birds – Consider Bird Feeders for Helping Your Feathered Friends
Wolf Mt Simon Hub Illinois Overview Map
City of Peoria Not in CO2 Pipeline Project, for Now
Yes for Moratorium CO2 Pipelines
Peoria Park Board Approves Moratorium on CO2 Pipeline
Juneteenth tabling at Carver Center in Peoria
Peoria Juneteenth Celebration Tabling Brings Smiles!
Carus Chemical Plant
LaSalle Chemical Fire Concerns Still Troubling
Lobby Day rally 2023
Illinois Needs Responsible CO2 Pipeline & Carbon Capture & Sequestration Regulations
Warning sign - CO2 pipeline
Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Issues Events Ahead: Your Risk - Their Profits
Henry plant
Still Waiting for a Public Hearing on Chemical Discharge Concerns Near Henry
Stephen Pritchard
Bradley Senior Makes Art That Addresses Climate Change
Clayton Daughenbaugh at HOI Group April Meeting
HOI Is BACK! In-Person Programs at Forest Park Nature Center
Peoria City-County Landfill expansion area
Peoria City/County Landfill Expansion May Be Put on Hold
Navigator Heartland Greenway pipeline map
CO2 Pipeline and Sequestration Companies Keeping Essential Information from Public View
No CO2 pipelines yard sign
Population Density Concerns for Wolf ADM Mt. Simon Hub CO2 Pipeline
Celebrating Earth Day
April Is Earth Month! Plan to Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd!
Racoon and Coyote Killing Contests Raise Questions
school with solar panels
Are Your School's HVAC Systems Making the Grade?
Wolf-ADM pipeline map
Wolf-ADM CO2 Pipeline a Risk to Peoria
Protect Local Clean Energy Projects
Mackinaw River Watershed Map
Mackinaw and LaMoine Rivers Need Your Help!
Simple Truth Toliet Paper
Toilet Paper Sustainability Scorecard
Power plant smoke stacks
Utilities Falling Short on Promises to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Sand mine expansion area
Sand Mining Expansion and Wetlands Destruction East of Starved Rock State Park
Princeville CAFO
Princeville CAFO Is Doubling in Size
Dangerous Neighbor
Dangerous Neighbor Now Available to View Online
Ralph Ginn
In Memory of Ralph Ginn
Carbon Sequestration By Trees
Recycling Peoria County Survey for Waste/Recycling
Navigator pipeline map Navigator Files for State Permit to Construct CO2 Pipeline
Mexichem Henry plant New Owner of Henry Chemical Plant Applies for State Water Discharge Permit Transfer
sunset In Memory and Appreciation of John McLean
Rail Splitter Wind Farm Future Wind Energy Development in Tazewell County Under Threat
CO2 pipeline break Hear from a First Responder on What a CO2 Pipeline Break Really Does
CityLink electric bus CityLink Goes Electric and Solar
HOI Group Juneteenth table HOI Group in Action in June!
decurrent false aster IDNR Moving Forward on “Banner Rules”
One World sign Climate Change Meetings with League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria
Edwards coal ash ponds Important Sessions on Local Coal Ash Plans
Midwest CCS System Map Tazewell, Peoria, Stark and Knox Counties on Map for New CO2 Pipeline
bamboo forest A Simple Tip to Help the Planet
One World sign Join Peoria League of Women Voters in Local Climate Change Action!
Volunteer - raised hands Try Out Helping HOI!
Ukrainian flag In Solidarity with Ukraine
Illinois State Capitol Building These Important State Legislative Bills Need Your Support!
seed packets Galesburg Public Library to Launch Seed Library
Hog CAFO interior CO2 Pipelines Unsafe at Any Price: Virtual Program March 7th
pipeline map Liquified Carbon Dioxide Pipelines Coming to Illinois
solar panels New Solar Farms Being Planned
Illinois River near downtown Chillicothe Chillicothe Island Barge Fleeting Project Application Withdrawn
Hog CAFO interior Mason County Hog CAFO Loan Withdrawn
Donovan Park Peoria Park Board Says No to the Pavilion in the Park
Tracy Fox Owner Fails to Address Local Concerns about the Edwards Coal Plant Ash Pond
CEJA CEJA Victory in the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act!
Lake Storey Galesburg Cancels Plan To Expand Lake Storey
Rev. Tony Pierce Illinois Clean Energy Legislation Needs Your Call to Win!
Donovan Park Oppose the Donovan Park Pavilion Arts Center
Oak trees New Washington Sewer Line: Hundreds of Trees, Wetlands, and Farm Creek at Risk
Windmills Putnam County Puts Moratorium on Wind Energy Approvals
HOI Group Juneteenth table Environmental Justice & Equity Plus Action on Pollinators!
CEJA rally in Springfield Climate Justice Rally in Springfield Continues Efforts for State Legislation
NOAA temperature map What Do You Notice about the Weather?
CAFO interior Mahomet Aquifer Danger: CAFO Planned for Mason County Area
Windmills and solar panels Illinois Legislative Update: Support the Clean Energy Jobs Act!
Emerald Polymer Plant in Henry Emerald Polymer Plant Closing in Henry Leaves Many Questions
Monarch on milkweed Free Milkweed Seeds Available to Save the Monarchs
Westlake Shopping Center parking lot Peoria CSO Agreement Says 92% Reduction in Sewage Discharges by 2040
Hog CAFO interior CAFO Water Discharge Permit Comments Deadline Is March 25th
Mary Harkrader Mary Harkrader:  Humor, Wit, Passion, Perseverance, Dedication to Public Service and the Environment
Monarch on Aster Monarchs Need Our Help
Virtual Lobby Day on Zoom Ways You Can Help the Clean Energy Jobs Act in 2021
John Grigsby In Memoriam: John Grigsby, Senior, Banner, Illinois
Monarch Butterfly Take the Monarch Pledge to Be a Part of the Super Generation!
No idling sign Idle Free Zone in East Peoria
Virtual Lobby Day Poster Virtual Clean Energy & Justice Lobby Day November 12th!
Lake Storey Galesburg Lake Plans Would Destroy Over 600 Acres
windmills and solar panels In Peoria and Beyond, We Must Build on What Ruth Bader Ginsburg Left Behind
Starved Rock State Park LaSalle Canyon Help Starved Rock State Park
Autumn forest Action Is the Best Remedy
earth ballot box Your Vote Counts!  Justice and Climate Change Can’t Wait
windmills and solar panels Illinois Can Lead on Climate Change Action
Edwards coal ash pond Lift Up Your Voice for Strong Coal Ash Regulations for Illinois!
Ozinga dock facility in Henry Village of Henry to Become the Best Illinois Town by a Dump Site
memorial bench Les and Mary Bodell Memorial Bench Nears Completion
Rock Island Trail HOI Sierra Group Urges You to Find Hope and Enjoy Outdoors Safely
algae bloom What Do You Notice in This Photo?
Whooping Crane Celebrating! Two Whooping Cranes Reported South of Banner
Edwards Power Plant Air Pollution Increases Harm from COVID-19
Edwards grants press conference $8.6 Million in Edwards Settlement Grants go to 15 Area Projects
algae bloom What the NARP Is Going On?
windmills and solar panels Earth Day 2020:  Climate Action
Volunteer Volunteers Needed!
Wind and Solar OUTRAGEOUS:  FERC Will Force Higher Electricity Rates to Prop Up Dirty Energy in Illinois
Edwards Grant Workshop Edwards Power Plant Grant Opportunity Deadline Is January 13th
solar panels Local Sierra Club Members Thrilled with Their New Solar Panels
Edwards Coal Ash Pond January 6th IEPA Public Hearing on Proposed Coal Ash Rules
Wind and Solar Illinois Climate Impacts Make the Clean Energy Jobs Act Essential
Recyclables Recycling at Risk: Peoria Residents Contact Your City Council Member
Spring Creek Goldenrod With Thanks and Fond Memories: Rudy Habben, November 10, 1935 - August 4, 2019
Edwards Power Plant Legal Action Could Bring Benefits to Pollution Impacted Neighborhoods
Edwards coal ash pond Speak Out on Coal Ash September 10th in Peoria
Chris Golden at CEJA Rally Join Us in Springfield for Clean Energy Lobby Day October 29th
Spring Creek Goldenrod You're Invited to Spring Creek Preserve
Illinois Chapter 60th Anniversary Illinois Chapter Sierra Club Celebrates 60 Years!
Water Monitoring Water Monitoring Team Meeting Sunday, September 15th
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument America’s Red Rock Wilderness Needs Your Help!
Windmills and Solar Panels Be Part of Illinois’ Clean Energy Future! Walk with Us on July 20th
Farm Creek Water Testing Team Water Monitoring Team Forming
Illinois State Capitol Building Call Your State Legislators Now: Our Environment Needs Your Support
Flooded Simantel Property How Is This Property Worth $200,000?
CAFO interior CAFO Proceeding .58 Miles South of Princeville
Clean Water Celebration HOI Group Participates at Environmental Events
Colleen Callahan Colleen Callahan Selected New Director of IDNR
Karen Hudson CAFO Proposed Less Than 1 Mile from Princeville
Joe Laszlo Energy Efficiency Event Sparks Interest
Rally outside EPA hearing Thank Senator Dave Koehler for These Important Bills!
Historic Turntable Energy Efficiency and How to Cut Your Energy Costs
Peoria City Hall Peoria City Council Candidate Forum January 16th
Edwards Power Plant Illinois Pollution Control Board Hearing January 29th
Rally outside EPA hearing Trump EPA Holds One Public Hearing on Replacement of the Clean Power Plan
Historic Turntable Victory! Riverfront Park Saved from Sale for Private Apartments
Edwards Power Plant Do You Care About Clean Air? Speak Out!
Discussion of clean energy future Discussion of Clean Energy Future Held by CIHCA and Illinois People’s Action
Volunteer for Election 2018 NOW IS THE TIME! Step UP! Step OUT!
FEJA Town Hall Jan 25 Public Forums On the Future Energy Jobs Act a Success
San Rafael Swell Save Utah Wilderness!
Solar Panels Local Solar Needs Your Support
East Peoria City Hall Recycling in East Peoria
Ameren Press Conference Shareholder Resolution for Coal Ash Study Passes at Ameren Shareholders Meeting
Environmental Lobby Day Environmental Lobby Day at the State Capitol Sets Participation Record
Earth Day Festival HOI Group Participates at April Environmental Events
Smokestacks Dynegy Pouring on the Pollution
Illinois State Capitol Building Illinois Sierra Legislative Priorities Need Your Support
Detweiller Trust Property New Appraisals Needed for Riverfront Park Land Swap
ED Edwards Power Plant smokestacks Central Illinois Air Quality Needs YOU!
Volunteers Volunteers Needed!
Grindstone Creek Industry Coal Mine Legal Case Ends with Land Transfer
Mary Bodell Celebration of Life: In Memory of Mary Bodell
Constitution Garden Save Riverfront Park!
ED Edwards Power Plant smokestacks Dynegy Coal-Fired Power Plants Gutting Air Regulations
Constitution Garden We Need YOU at the SAVE RIVERFRONT PARK Event Saturday, Sept. 16th 2-4 p.m.
Robin Garlish in front of ED Edwards Power Plant CIHCA Takes Action Against Polluters
Energy efficient house Ameren Wants to Slice Their EE Goals by 27%
KXL Marchers Give the Keystone XL Pipeline the Boot!
Solar panel installation Future Energy Jobs Bill Workshop Brings Full Audience
Locally grown food Local and Organic Food Makes an Important Difference
CAFO Schuyler County CAFO Brings Dread to Area Families 
Riverfront Park turntable Peoria City Council Votes to Extend Riverfront Park Contract
Riverfront Park Save Riverfront Park 
Climate March HOI Group Members at the Peoples Climate March
Riverfront Park Riverfront Park Vote Expected in June at Peoria City Council 
Bears Ears Save Bears Ears National Monument
Clean Water Celebration HOI Group Talks About Climate Change at Clean Water Celebration
Brian Fox Ellis as Capt. Henry Detweiller Full House at the Save Riverfront Park Fundraiser!
CAFO Interior Stronger Regulations Needed for CAFOs
Illinois State Capitol Bldg. Illinois Chapter Holds Training on State Legislative Issues
Windmills and Solar Panels Clean Jobs Bill Provisions in the Future Energy Jobs Act
Riverfront Park Key Environmental Issues at Stake in City of Peoria Elections
Powerton Power Plant Powerton Power Plant IEPA Air Pollution Permit Hearing
Riverfront Park Turntable Save Riverfront Park Battle Continues
Burning Leaves Open Burning Hazards in East Peoria
Cheri Bustos Three Cheers for Representative Cheri Bustos!
Sandy Creek CAFO Sandy Creek Hog Confinment Facility Under Construction
  Coal Ash Truck Wrecks on Kickapoo Exit at Interstate 74
Edwards Power Plant Next Steps to Improve City of Peoria Recycling Options
Riverfront Park Concert Powerton Plant Clean Air Act Permit Up for Review and Comment
Sugar Creek Still Fighting for Peoria’s Riverfront Park! Issue Is Not Over
Recyclables Ask the City of Peoria for Better Recycling!
Edwards Power Plant Edwards Power Plant Federal Clean Air Violations Case in Peoria
Riverfront Park Concert Save Riverfront Park Concert Brings 200 to the Park
Sugar Creek Littleton Coal Strip Mine Permit Denied!
Earth Day Rally in Springfield Earth Day Rally Draws Hundreds to Springfield for Clean Jobs Legislation
Knoxville Avenue Trail Bridge Celebrate Peoria Trails Day at Junction City June 4th
HOI Group table at Pollinator Day Pollinators in the News
Ramona Cook Confined Animal Feeding Operations HOI Area Concerns
Simantel Property Peoria City Council Gives Second Extension to Riverfront Park Developer
Springfield Earth Day Action Rally Climate Rally at the State Capital April 21st!
Clayton Daughenbaugh Protect Our National Utah Wilderness
Sewer Overflow Sign Save Riverfront Park: More Questions on Costs and City Plans
Illinois State Capitol Illinois Sierra Legislative Priorities for 2016
Peoria Riverfront Park Save Peoria's Riverfront Park!
Day of Dirt Display Day of Dirt
Tracy Fox HOI Congratulates Tracy Fox on her Respiratory Health Association Honor
Aaron Mair and Kady Sierra Club National Board President Aaron Mair in Peoria
Peoria Riverfront Trail ACTION ALERT! Your Attendance Needed at Public Hearings for Peoria Riverfront Park
Peoria Riverfront City of Peoria Public Meeting on Riverfront Park "Replacement Property" November 4th
Aaron Mair Sierra Club National Board President Aaron Mair in Peoria October 30th
Sun Dappled Farms Supporting Sustainable Agriculture
Rain Barrels HOI Group Talks to 5th Graders About Rain Barrels
Peoria Zoning Hearing Please Attend City Council Vote on Riverfront Park Apartments Tuesday Sept. 22nd
Plastic Bottles The Plastics Problem
Riverfront Park Riverfront Park Zoning Vote Delayed to August 6th
Pollinator Day HOI Group Cosponsors "Monarch Butterflies and Other Pollinators Day"
Hog Factory = Paradise Lost Marshall County CAFO Update
Solar Ovens A Visit to the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair
Powerton Plant State Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution Hearing August 4th in Pekin
Riverfront Park More Outrage at City of Peoria Sale of Riverfront Park Public Open Space
Illinois Environmental Issues Illinois Environmental Issues Need Your Calls
Clean Water Celebration HOI Sierra Club Participates in Clean Water Celebration and Earth Day Events
News Peoria City Council Planning Sale Of Public Park Along Riverfront
News Victory in Eight-Year Battle to Stop Canton Coal Strip Mine
News Clean Jobs Legislation a Top Illinois Sierra Club Priority
News Reduced Mowing in Peoria County in 2015
News "Triple Divide" Film Presents Devastation of High Volume Horizontal Fracking
News 2014 A Year of Firsts!
News Knoxville Avenue Bridge is Open on the Rock Island Greenway
News Industry Mine Permit Renewal Denied
News HOI Group Cohosts "Monarch Butterflies and Other Pollinators Day"
News "Monarch Butterflies and Other Pollinators Day" May 24 at the Riverfront Museum
News HOI Group Educates the Public About Toxic Coal Ash at April Environmental Events
News HOI Group Works With Peoria County on Reduced Roadside Mowing Program
News Safe and Simple Lawn Care
News Art Event Brings Crowd to Learn about the True Costs of Coal
News State Environmental Authority Reviewing New Regulations on Coal Ash Disposal
News Sierra Club Files Legal Challenge to Pollution Exemptions for Dynegy/Ameren Power Plants
Fight Fracking in Illinois Illinois Sierrans Comment on Proposed State Fracking Regulations
North Canton Mine Tour HOI Contesting Bad Mining Permits and We Need Your Donations!
Kellar Branch, Peoria Heights Kellar Branch Line Trail Progress!
Edwards Plume Sulfur Dioxide Plume Modeling Shows Families at Risk
River Harvest Festival HOI Sierra Club Cosponsors River Harvest Festival at Kelleher's