According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced the appointment of Carrie Zalewski as the newest member of the Illinois Pollution Control Board.
“The 30-year-old environmental compliance attorney for the state Transportation Department is married to Rep. Mike Zalewski, D-Chicago.” Mrs. Zalewski will start November 16th and will replace Dr. Shundar Lin, whose term is expiring. According to the website of the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, Mrs. Zalewski was admitted to practice as a lawyer in Illinois in 2004.
The Pollution Control Board is an independent state agency that sets environmental regulations and decides certain environmental cases, including enforcement cases.
Stay tuned to the Illinois Environmental Law Blog for more news and developments.