• Slider Image

EJC Blog Posts
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.

Climate and Equitable Jobs Act Passes House

Climate and Equitable Jobs Act Passes House

Late September 10 the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act passed the IL House without automatic ratepayer increases or the $5billion subsidy Exelon demanded ... READ MORE
Fly Ash Accident, CWLP Springfield

Fly Ash Accident, CWLP Springfield

The same day the Illinois Senate passed a climate bill that would phase out the CWLP coal plant in Springfield, fly ash from that plant rushed into the air ... READ MORE
Take Climate Action Now

Take Climate Action Now

Take climate action to help the Climate and Equity Jobs bill pass the House and Senate! It includes interim reduction emissions targets for Prairie State ... READ MORE
CODE RED

CODE RED

The IPCC' latest report i a CODE RED alert for humanity. Illinois legislators must do their part to slash emissions, and close the Prairie State coal plant ... READ MORE
Leave the Campsite Cleaner

Leave the Campsite Cleaner

In this podcast, Craig Mousin, adjunct professor of DePaul University celebrates the decision to remove coal ash from Illinois' National Scenic River ... READ MORE
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