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Posts Tagged ‘Pat Quinn’
  • New Illinois Law Provides State Financial Assistance for Stormwater Management and Treatment Projects

    Posted by on August 1, 2014
    On July 23, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced that he signed legislation designed to help combat flooding across the state and to protect Illinois’ drinking water.  The legislation makes stormwater management and treatment projects available for state financial assistance following last year’s record rainfall and severe flooding that affected communities across Illinois.  A copy of...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update: 7/28/13

    Posted by on July 28, 2013
    * The new edition of the ABA SEER Native American Resources Committee Newsletter contains articles on: (1) renewable energy on tribal lands (key agreements and terms for successful project development), (2) governance and jurisdictional considerations for renewable energy development in Indian Country, (3) a California district court's decision upholding approval of the Ocotillo wind farm, (4) fre...
  • Governor Quinn Signs Bill That Will Result In Illinois Following Federal Air Regulations

    Posted by on September 5, 2012
    Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed a bill passed in the General Assembly, Public Act 097-0945, that amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and the Environmental Protection Act to align Illinois air regulations with federal air regulations: "[T]he [Illinois Pollution Control] Board shall adopt ambient air quality standards specifying the maximum permissible short-term and long...
  • 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. (2) Gov. Quinn signs a bill that makes modestly consume...

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