The state’s recent legislative session brought about environmental
successes from Cook County’s landfill-expansion ban to dry cleaning
chemical restrictions, but environmental advocates in the General
Assembly and members of the Environmental Law and Policy Center say more work is still needed to protect Illinois.
Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) and State Reps. Elaine Nekritz (D-Des Plaines), Michael Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) and Michael Zalewski (D-Summit) met
Tuesday afternoon at the Environmental Law and Policy Center’s office,
located at 35 E. Wacker Dr., to recap what did — and didn’t happen — in
Springfield this past legislative session.
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