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We Are Working for a More Just And Sustainable World!
Eco-Justice Collaborative uses its blog posts to raise awareness; share information about our campaigns; and to advocate solutions for today's most pressing environmental challenges.

Peabody Nears Bankruptcy, Just Transition Needed

Peabody Nears Bankruptcy, Just Transition Needed

EJC joins the call for a just response for communities and miners as Peabody nears bankruptcy, unable to meet its bond obligations.  It's time to make that transition from a coal economy by funding employment and new economic opportunities; and revenues for land reclamation and mine clean-up. ... READ MORE
IDNR Feels the Heat

IDNR Feels the Heat

Residents believe that decisions made by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources favor the mining company over farmers and residents, who must live with the impacts of the coal  mine ... READ MORE
Lifestyles for a Sustainable Future

Lifestyles for a Sustainable Future

Assemble six to eight people in the Champaign-Urbana area and we'll host this interactive educational series that blends information and personal covenant in a small group setting ... READ MORE
Dynegy's Coal Ash Threat

Dynegy’s Coal Ash Threat

Urge Illinois Governor Rauner to call the IEPA and tell them to require Dynegy to remove its coal ash from the floodplain, and place it in properly-constructed, lined basins on their property, far from the river ... READ MORE
Extreme Weather Sounds the Alarm

Extreme Weather Sounds the Alarm

From droughts to floods to mega-storms, extreme weather over the past 365 days raises disturbing questions about future of our climate ... READ MORE