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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.

Protect the Kaskaskia River

Protect the Kaskaskia River

Act today to protect the Kaskaskia from thermal pollution discharge by the Prairie State coal plant in southwestern Illinois! ... READ MORE
Information Meeting on Coal Ash Removal

Information Meeting on Coal Ash Removal

Dynegy is hold a public meeting on December 9 for the public to ask questions or state concerns over their plans to remove coal ash from the Middle Fork ... READ MORE
Victory! Dynegy Will Move Its Ash

Victory! Dynegy Will Move Its Ash

Victory! After a multi-year campaign, Dynegy has agreed to move its ash out of the floodplain of the Middle Fork, Illinois' National Scenic River ... READ MORE
Sounding the Climate Alarm

Sounding the Climate Alarm

The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Working Group 1 report sounded an alarm - we have until 2040 to prevent a future of permanent, catastrophic climate change ... READ MORE
CEJA Signed by Gov. Pritzker!

CEJA Signed by Gov. Pritzker!

Gov. Pritzker signed the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act into law on 9/15/2! This act puts IL consumers and climate first, and generates thousands of jobs ... READ MORE
CEJA Ready to be Signed by Illinois Governor

CEJA Ready to be Signed by Illinois Governor

CEJA, the historic Climate and Equitable Jobs Act, has now passed both the Illinois House and Senate and is on its way to the Governor's desk for signature ... READ MORE
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