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Archive for December, 2012
  • US EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Leave Post After State of the Union Address

    Posted by on December 27, 2012
    The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson, has announced that she will be leaving the Obama administration after the President's State of the Union Address in early 2013: (more…)...
  • Illinois Federal Court Dismisses Asian Carp Lawsuit

    Posted by on December 11, 2012
    The Asian Carp lawsuit hit another bump in the road recently, when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed the plaintiffs' complaint and expressed skepticism on whether the case could continue.  In that case, Michigan v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 10 C 4457 (N.D. Ill.), a group of states bordering the Great Lakes sought an order requiring the U.S. Army Corps...
  • Update on Fracking Legislation in the Illinois General Assembly

    Posted by on December 6, 2012
    I thought everyone would be interested in the following update from the Illinois Manufacturers' Association concerning fracking legislation in the Illinois General Assembly: "Following another marathon negotiating session that resulted in little movement between industry and the environmental community, several key state lawmakers met privately and intend to develop their own proposal that will...

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