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Be an EJC Ambassador

Join our team and work with community leaders and organizers! Use your skills, build new ones, and get that great “on-the-job” experience that sets you apart from others.

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SOLVING THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Solving the Climate Crisis

Is  a 1.5°C alternative technologically feasible?  Yes. But strategies need to involve immediate action and an additional scaling-up of clean energy technologies.

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MOVING TO SUFFICIENCY

Resilience

EJC believes that we can make the deep changes required to address the most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges of modern history.

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CALL TO ACTION...

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PROTECT THE MIDDLE FORK

Urge Governor Bruce Rauner and IEPA Director Alec Messina to protect the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River from toxic coal ash pollution.,

The people of Vermilion County depend upon the state's only National Scenic River and adjacent open space corridor for recreation, food, and economic revitalization.

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U of I Students Want to See Middle Fork Protected

U of I Students Want to See Middle Fork Protected

University of Illinois students stopped by Eco-Justice Collaborative's booth at the University's annual Quad Day to talk about the campaign to protect the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River from coal ash pollution ...
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Dynegy’s Toxic Coal Ash

Dynegy’s Toxic Coal Ash

This short video was taken by Lan Richart of Eco-Justice Collaborative in April 2016 while kayaking past Dynegy's three coal ash pits. Two are unlined and leaking. One is lined, but sits over mine voids. All three are in the floodplain, and abut river banks that are severely eroding, raising ...
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Photo by Rashawerakh, taken 2008.  Via Flickr Commons

Vonnegut’s Letter to the Future

After citing examples of how Nature works to keep the planet in balance, Vonnegut puts forth a series of simple steps we need to take to survive as a species. What he writes rings as true today as it did in 1988 ...
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The river supports a variety of aquatic life, including over 57 species of fish..  Photo by Pam Richart, Eco-Justice Collaborative.  August 2014.

Vermilion County Acts on Middle Fork

On June 8, 2016, the Vermilion County Board reaffirmed its position attempting to protect the National Scenic Middle Fork River ...
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