CHICAGO (AP) — This week will be “Illinois Sister Rivers and Lakes Week” to highlight the importance of the Illinois River and Lake Michigan.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved permits for the FutureGen clean coal project to store carbon dioxide underground.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law adding black bears, cougars and wolves to Illinois’ list of protected species.
A group of Knox County Farm Bureau members joined others from around the state in meetings held last week in Bloomington.
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.