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Archive for January, 2012
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine Selects Chicago Environmental Attorney Dave Scriven-Young as a “Rising Star” for the Second Year in a Row

    Posted by on January 16, 2012
    http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/1/prweb9091886.htm Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 16, 2012 Dave Scriven-Young, a Chicago environmental attorney at Peckar & Abramson, P.C., was recently selected as a "Rising Star" in environmental law by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. "I would like to thank Illinois Super Lawyers for naming me a 'Rising Star' for 2012," said Scriven-Young. "Partic...
  • Illinois EPA Releases Air Quality Report for 2010

    Posted by on January 9, 2012
    The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency recently released its 4th Annual Air Quality Report, which summarizes air quality data collected in calendar year 2010. Data in the Report is presented for the six criteria pollutants (those for which air quality standards have been developed - particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5), ozone, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, and lead) alon...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

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    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) State of Illinois sues the City of Markham for allegedly violating the IL Environmental Protection Act by not having a backflow contamination control in its water supply system for at least six months. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=8494027 (2) Illinois EPA officials h...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 6, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) Plaintiffs seek information from Illinois EPA in suit alleging weed killer atrazine contaminates Greenville's drinking water.  They hope that the information will help defeat summary judgment motions filed by defendant Syngenta Crop Protection Services. http://www.madisonrecord.com/news/240773-till...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 5, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) Mayor Emanuel and ComEd predict that the $1.1 billion investment in smart grid infrastructure will create 2,400 jobs. http://www.cityofchicago.org/content/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/2012/january/mayor_emanuel_andcomedannounce2400jobswillbecreatedthrough11bill.html (2) The South...
  • EPA Region 5 Enforcement Results in Over 300 Million Pounds of Pollution Reduced, Treated or Eliminated

    Posted by on January 3, 2012
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently reported the annual results of its compliance and enforcement efforts for the 2011 fiscal year.  According to EPA, its "enforcement achieved an estimated: $19 billion invested to improve environmental performance, a record year, $3 billion (included in the $19 billion) to clean up hazardous waste in communities and ensure that the pol...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 2, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) Federal Appeals Court delays enforcement of EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule while the court decides the rule's legality.  http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-31/epa-cross-state-emissions-rule-put-on-hold-by-appeals-court.html (2) Gov. Quinn signs a bill that makes modestly consume...

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