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ILSEDAC Oct 15
We're hosting two workshops with Office of Energy on 10/29 (Peoria) and 11/5 (Effingham) for facilities in Illinois! WWTP can can gain 4 CEs towards their certification by attending! Learn more and register now!
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Illinois EPA Oct 16
Fifth and sixth grade educators: Join in our annual Poster, Poetry & Prose Contest this school year! The theme is based on our new surface water curriculum which focuses on algae and aquatic ecosystems. Learn more here:
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Illinois EPA Oct 15
Almost 170 4th-5th graders attended ’s Dive In! event at in Normal last Friday! Agency staff taught a water pollution activity and students also learned about water chemistry, trees, animal habitats, microscopes & more! 📷: photography
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Illinois EPA Oct 10
Two household hazardous waste collections are scheduled by for this Saturday in Peoria and Adams County. For information:
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Illinois EPA Oct 9
Around 200 fifth grade Menard County students learned about waste diversion and at ’s Ag Discovery Day presentation in Petersburg yesterday
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Illinois EPA Oct 9
Visit ’s updated e-waste webpage to learn more about e-recycling programs and locations!
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Illinois EPA Oct 4
Thank you to Stickney for hosting our Office of Energy and our State Energy Program Officer this week! What a difference new LEDs funded by 's at WWTP program will make throughout the facility!
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Illinois EPA Oct 3
We have a job opening for an Environmental Protection Specialist ’s Office of Community Relations in Chicago. This position coordinates public participation activities for the Agency and requires written and verbal fluency in Spanish
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Illinois EPA Oct 3
Agency staff taught kids about landfill alternatives and played a , & relay game at the 2019 Conservation Fair in Du Quoin yesterday. Around 850 students participated in the hands-on environmental learning event!
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Illinois EPA Oct 3
. has awarded $650,000 in VW Settlement funds to in Troy towards the purchase of 3 all-electric school buses and electric charging infrastructure:
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Illinois EPA Oct 3
REMINDER: Registration is required for several upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collections. Check to see if registration is required at the event nearest you
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Illinois EPA Oct 2
. has worked to assess & improve at over 45 wastewater treatment plants over the past year!
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Illinois EPA Oct 2
Illinois is leading with 123,247 clean energy jobs! The sector provides more than 70% of those jobs statewide.
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Illinois EPA Oct 2
Our Office of Energy is proud to contribute to + storage progress in Illinois!
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Illinois EPA Oct 1
Replying to @SchirerErin
You should be able to find recycling/disposal options on our Beyond the Bin mapping tool found on our Recycle Illinois webpage,
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Illinois EPA Oct 1
Agency staff presented on water quality to 5th grade students and teachers at the 2019 Water Festival in Godfrey last Friday. Thanks to and for another great event!
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Illinois EPA retweeted
Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy Sep 30
Episode 21 focuses on Illinois Central College's system approach to improving water quality. Professor Pete Fandel shares the various water quality improvements associated with implementing different conservation practices. Listen here:
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Illinois EPA Sep 30
. has approved $180,000 to in the form of low interest loan. Funding will be used to improve drinking water infrastructure in the village:
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Illinois EPA Sep 30
Replying to @kapplek
We apologize for the late reply! You can utilize our Beyond the Bin mapping tool and search by 'household batteries' in your area:
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Illinois EPA Sep 24
Thank you for highlighting our wastewater program at . Wastewater treatment plants: apply for your no-cost energy assessment today!
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