- 100 Years Ago, Humanity Exterminated the Passenger Pigeon
- Illinois DNR Releases Updated Fracking Regulations for Final Review
- Exploring Spatial Justice in Chicago on Oct. 7th at the Institute for Cultural Affairs
- Yonah Freemark, SUST faculty, on High-Speed Rail
- Fall 2014 SUST Courses at Roosevelt: Still Time to Register!
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Category Archives: policy
This past Friday, Aug. 29th, the Illinois DNR released its revised regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, after receiving a record number of 30,000+ public comments on its initial draft rules back in the fall of 2013. Now the state’s … Continue reading
Yesterday and today, the US State Department is holding an oceans conference addressing some of the problems that face our oceans on an international scale (sustainable fisheries, marine pollution and ocean acidification). The gathering is a mix of scientists, politicians, … Continue reading
Current college students might find this job ad intriguing: a full-time position with the IL Chapter of the Sierra Club, “Clean Water Advocate.” Details are at this link, courtesy of ChicagoEnvironment.org.
Editor’s Note: This message on Memorial Day 2014 is from Jen Walling of the Illinois Environmental Council, a non-profit group focused on monitoring the IL General Assembly and advocating for progressive environmental policy for our state. Please consider contacting your … Continue reading