Bruce Rauner and JB Pritzker . . . If elected Governor, what will YOU do to protect the Middle Fork?
Wood Ducks on the Middle Fork by David Hale, Nature Photography
WHAT IF CONFRONTING CLIMATE CHANGE WAS THE BEST CHANCE WE'LL EVER GET TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD? - Naomi Klein
TAKE ACTION TODAY TO PROTECT THE MIDDLE FORK!
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 EPA could allow Dynegy-Midwest Generation to leave 3.3 million cubic yards of toxic coal ash in unlined, leaking pits in the river's floodplain. Other states are requiring utilities to move their ash away from waterways. Why shouldn't we?