NEWS AND VIEWS
WHAT IF CONFRONTING CLIMATE CHANGE WAS THE BEST CHANCE WE'LL EVER GET TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD? - Naomi Klein
TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT THE MIDDLE FORK TODAY
The Middle Fork of the Vermilion River is one of the most biologically diverse streams in the Midwest, and the centerpiece of a major recreational area in east-central Illinois. But a proposal before the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) could allow Dynegy-Midwest Generation to leave 3.3 million cubic yards of toxic coal ash in three unlined, leaking pits in the river's floodplain. The IEPA is proposing to make a decision on this proposal without considering public input or concerns.
It's easy. Sign up to subscribe to Eco-Justice Collaborative by email and come to one of our planning meetings or events. Like us on Facebook, and share our posts. For those who want to dive deeper, support one of our campaigns, and sign a petition or send a letter to an elected official.