Speaker: “Protecting the Illinois Environment Through State Legislation”

September 27th, 2013 by

Tuesday, Oct. 1
7 p.m.
Center for Natural Science (CNS) C101

Jennifer Walling, the executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council  will discuss the results of the 2013 Illinois legislative session, including important legislation concerning hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), open space, and renewable energy.  She will also discuss the priorities of the environmental community in the upcoming year. The Illinois Environmental Council is a non-profit organization that lobbies and organizes support for environmental legislation throughout the state of Illinois.

Also while on campus Tuesday, Walling will offer a question and answer session for students on environmental jobs in the public sector, at 4 p.m. in State Farm Hall 210.