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AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 23, 2014

Obama Urges World To Follow US Lead On Climate

By Dina Cappiello and Seth Borenstein

In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution.  

Categories: Energy, Environment, Government

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 21, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Runoff Forces Closure Of Kickapoo Park Fishing Pond

By Jeff Bossert

A fishing pond at Kickapoo State Park in Vermilion County is closed until further notice as the Illinois Attorney General’s office investigates runoff from waste produced at the nearby Bungee Milling Plant.

Categories: Environment, Government

AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 10, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Industry To Seek Changes In ‘Fracking’ Rules

By The Associated Press

A protester attends a rally on fracking in Springfield in May 2013.

Supporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they'll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists. 


AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 02, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

EPA OKs FutureGen Permits

By The Associated Press

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved permits for the FutureGen clean coal project to store carbon dioxide underground.  

Categories: Energy, Environment





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