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Illinois Environmental News Update

Here’s your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet:

(1) Longtime 49th Chicago Ward Alderman Joe Moore could be leaving the City Council to run the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-joe-moore-epa-1208-20111208,0,1026543.story

(2) A renewable energy joint venture has received environmental approvals to proceed with construction of America’s largest commercial airport solar farm at the Chicago-Rockford International Airport. http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/07/chicago-rockford-international-20-mw-solar/

(3) The Illinois Department of Transportation will host a public meeting regarding the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Grand Crossing Rail Project. http://www.examiner.com/residential-in-chicago/idot-host-public-meeting

(4)  Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire is the first high school in the United States to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification for Existing Buildings. http://www.ecoseed.org/component/resource/article/138-news-briefs/12019-stevenson-high-school-in-illinois-achieve-leed-gold-certification

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