Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Environmental Policies and Plans

Come See What the Candidates for Governor of Illinois Think About Environmental Issues

 

The University of Illinois, Chicago with Sierra Club Illinois is hosting a forum for candidates for Illinois Governor to tell us about plans for climate change, preservation of Illinois water supply and nature preserves.  See the information from the UIC events website below:

Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on the Environment

October 14, 2017

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Join us as we hear from candidates for Illinois Governor about our environmental challenges. What are their plans to act on climate change? Conserve Illinois’ wild places? Protect our water supply? As Trump tries to take America backward, will Illinois step up to lead on the environment?
Register at https://sierra.secure.force.com/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z000001uuOtQAI
Paid for by Sierra Club Illinois PAC. A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is (or will be) available on the Boards official website or for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, IL.

 

ACTION ITEM -Call your representative to tell them you OPPOSE HR 861: To terminate the EPA

Call Rep. Bradley Schneider (D–IL 10) at 202-225-4835.
A staff member in the representative’s office will probably pick up the phone.
Say: “Hi, I’m a resident of [IL-10 town you live in] and I would like Representative Schneider to oppose H.R. 861: To terminate the Environmental Protection Agency.
(This bill is currently in committees- no vote scheduled as of 6.14.17)