A group of Knox County Farm Bureau members joined others from around the state in meetings held last week in Bloomington.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it is taking steps to protect the state’s alligator snapping turtles.
CHICAGO (AP) — Microsoft Corp. says it has agreed to buy electricity from a new wind farm in Illinois for the next 20 years in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University is preparing to spiff up its campus using tons of trash.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ lieutenant governor is calling for a comprehensive approach to making the Mississippi River more sustainable.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law he says makes Illinois the first state nationwide to ban products containing so-called microbeads.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials say the state will need a mix of power sources and energy efficiency initiatives to meet proposed federal limits for carbon pollution.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has reached a deal to sell carbon credits to Chevrolet.
Knox yesterday cut a ribbon on a new high tunnel growing structure — similar to a greenhouse — on the Knox Campus, near Academy and Berrien Streets. It’s the first of two high tunnel structures going up.
CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups are suing to try to stop a proposed $1.3 billion tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.