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"Honk If You Love Monarchs. Illinois Finally Set to Issue License Plate to Benefit Endangered Insect" via WTTW
November 16, 2023
After a seven-year wait, the state of Illinois will finally begin issuing monarch butterfly specialty license plates.
November 9, 2023
Plans for the proposed Hunter Lake are moving forward despite a federal agency not recommending the project.
"EPA recommends that Hunter Lake application be denied on Clean Water Act grounds" via State Journal-Register
November 3, 2023
The EPA recommends denial of the City of Springfield's permit to build Hunter Lake.
October 20, 2023
Navigator CO2 Ventures formally canceled their proposed plan to construct a 1,350-mile carbon dioxide pipeline spanning five Midwestern states.
"Navigator CO2 pipeline is canceled, but Illinois opponents say the fight isn't over" via Energy News Network
October 20, 2023
Navigator announced on October 20 it is nixing plans for a 1,300-mile pipeline to take carbon dioxide from ethanol plants across five states to be sequestered in Illinois. Illinois advocates say the fight isn't over.
October 19, 2023
Peoples Gas requested a $402 million rate hike for next year, and environmental and community activists are protesting against it.
October 13, 2023
The Illinois Attorney General's office filed a pending lawsuit against CWLP, alleging that in 2021, the company released 700 tons of coal ash into the environment.
October 4, 2023
The fossil fuel defined economies and local traditions. What happens when it goes away?
"Trump Tower, one of the largest users of Chicago River water, sued again by state after failing to meet EPA rules to protect fish" via Chicago Tribune
September 28, 2023
Donald Trump's skyscraper along the Chicago River is still sucking in massive amounts of water without a valid permit.
"Trump's 'gobbledygook' math has lowballed, for a decade, how many fish he kills to cool his Chicago tower: AG" via Business Insider
September 25, 2023
The Illinois attorney general accuses Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago of significantly lowballing how many millions of gallons of Chicago River water it circulates each day.