Tell Gov. Quinn to stop underwriting the coal industry!

Tell DCEO to Stop Misleading Illinois Kids about Coal

SIGN THE PETITION!

FROM THE COAL MINES TO THE POWER LINES is a taxpayer supported curriculum developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to teach elementary and high school students that coal is the clean, safe fuel of the future.

Yes, that’s right. The State of Illinois is distributing a full . . . → Read More: Sign the Petition. Tell Gov. Quinn to stop underwriting the coal industry!

Credo Action - Don't Let Peabody Energy Destroy Illinois' Forests!

Sign the Petition!  Don’t trade Illinois’ forests to a dirty coal company

The U.S. Forest Service is on the verge of approving a “land swap” that would give Peabody Energy, the largest private coal company in the world, 384 acres of the Shawnee National Forest along the Saline River in Illinois.(1)  In exchange, the Forest . . . → Read More: A Credo Action – Don’t Let Peabody Energy Destroy Illinois’ Forests!

Canton Lake Thanksgiving: Residents Rally to Protect Clean Drinking Water from Strip Mine

Copperas Creek and Canton Lake map, courtesy of Prairie Rivers Network

Canton Lake Thanksgiving: Residents Rally to Protect Clean Drinking Water from Strip Mine

by Jeff Biggers

Cross-Posting, Huff Post Chicago 11/22/11 11:41 AM ET

This Thanksgiving, residents in Canton and Orion Township in Fulton County, Illinois will enjoy the basic human right of clean drinking water — though, not without a fight.

Since 2007, a broad . . . → Read More: Canton Lake Thanksgiving: Residents Rally to Protect Clean Drinking Water from Strip Mine