Clean Energy Jobs Seminar in McHenry on Thursday

A communication from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Join the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, Illinois Environmental Council and Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition for a clean energy conversation with State Senator Pam Althoff. This facilitated conversation will be an … Continue reading

Althoff, Andersson, McConnaughay and Wheeler Get 100% Environmental Score Card

A press release from State Senator Pam Althoff: Sen. Althoff honored for 100% pro-environment voting record Springfield, IL… State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) has been honored with a perfect voting record by the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), which released its … Continue reading

Defenders’ Awards

At last Sunday’s Annual Meeting of the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, the Theta Award was presented to the Illinois Environmental Council. Representing the statewide environmental organization were President  Lenore Beyer-Clow and Executive Director Jen Walling. They received this top … Continue reading

Tryon Wins Illinois Environmental Council Award

A press release from State Rep. Mike Tryon: State Rep. Mike Tryon Receives Outstanding Environmental Leadership Award CHICAGO….. State Representative Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) received the Illinois Environmental Council’s Outstanding Environmental Leadership award at a dinner Sept. 20 in Chicago. … Continue reading

Tryon’s Plastic Re-Cycling Bill Bagged by Governor Quinn

The bill that State Rep. Mike Tryon passed to set State standards for re-cycling plastic bags got vetoed by Governor Pat Quinn over the weekend. The report of the veto, a wish-fulfillment of 13-year old Abby Goldberg of Lake Zurich, … Continue reading

Illinois Environmental Council Releases Legislative Ratings

The Illinois Environmental Council has released its ratings and the highest for a McHenry County legislator is Mike Tryon at 79%. State Senator Pam Althoff received a 57% score. Democrat Jack Franks, whom I have dubbed “Chainsaw Jack” for introducing … Continue reading

Illinois Environmental Council Lobbyist in Crystal Lake Wednesday for Supper

The press release below from the McHenry County Defenders, oops, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, reveals that the Illinois Environmental Council’s Executive Director Jennifer Walling will be in Downtown Crystal Lake Wednesday for supper with the Green Drinks Group: … Continue reading