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Eco-Justice Collaborative's posts explore current issues around climate, sustainability, and justice.  Each rejects our mission and work in each of these areas, including local, regional or statewide campaigns.

Rally to Close Prairie State Coal Plant

Rally to Close Prairie State Coal Plant

Central Illinois groups, including EJC, host rally in front of Sen. Bennett's office on August 16 to urge him to support closing Prairie State coal plant ... READ MORE
Support the Governor's Clean Energy Bill

Support the Governor’s Clean Energy Bill

Ask Senator Scott Bennett to support the Governor's clean energy, climate, and equity bill that closes the Prairie State coal plant in southern Illinois ... READ MORE
BIG Win! Dynegy Agrees to Move Its Ash

BIG Win! Dynegy Agrees to Move Its Ash

Dynegy agrees to move its toxic coal ash out of the floodplain of the Middle Fork of the Vermilion, Illinois' National Scenic River ... READ MORE
Interim Agreement on Middle Fork Coal Ash

Interim Agreement on Middle Fork Coal Ash

Interim agreement reached on protecting 
the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River. Environmental groups are cautiously optimistic, and will remain vigilant ... READ MORE
Illinois Senate to Vote on Climate Bill

Illinois Senate to Vote on Climate Bill

On Tuesday, June 15, Illinois Senators will be back in Springfield to vote on an historic climate and energy bill that has the Governor's support ... READ MORE
Growing Clean Energy Jobs Downstate

Growing Clean Energy Jobs Downstate

Growing Clean Energy Jobs Downstate: Did you know that Illinois has the most clean energy jobs in the Midwest and the fifth most nationwide? ... READ MORE
Middle Fork Advisory Committee Reconvening

Middle Fork Advisory Committee Reconvening

The IDNR will reactivate the Advisory Committee put in place by the Middle Fork's Corridor Management Plan, so proposed man-made changes have public input ... READ MORE
Thanks to You - IL Coal Ash Rules Adopted!

Thanks to You – IL Coal Ash Rules Adopted!

With the recent adoption coal ash rules, Illinois residents will be safer and our surface and groundwaters will be cleaner! ... READ MORE