Leading the fight to pressure British Petroleum not to dump additional ammonia and sludge into Lake Michigan, as part of a long-term effort to champion the preservation and restoration of the Great Lakes.
Worked in a successful multi-state effort to prevent oil drilling in the Great Lakes.
|5/15/13||Durbin, Kirk Announce Senate Approval of Their Legislation to Promote Public-Private Partnerships to Repair Locks and Dams|
|5/2/13||Durbin: Court Ruling Will Clear the Air for Amtrak and Metra Passengers at Union Station|
|3/22/13||Durbin Statement on EPA Agreement with S.S. Badger Operators|
|12/20/12||Durbin: No Special Exemptions for S.S. Badger|
|12/19/12||Durbin Asks Energy Secretary to Approve Next Phase of FutureGen 2.0 Project in Meredosia|
|12/7/12||Durbin: Army Corps Believes Their Efforts Will Maintain Traffic Along the Mississippi River Despite Low Water Levels|
|12/5/12||Durbin: Language Protecting Coal-Fired S.S. Badger Stripped from House Passed Bill|
|9/20/12||Durbin, Kirk, Levin, Casey Lead Effort to Restore Great Lakes|
|8/2/12||Durbin, Senators Urge President Obama to Create Drought Task Force|
|7/17/12||Durbin Chairs Hearing on Safety and Effectiveness of Flame Retardant Chemicals|