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.
|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|
|5/14/12||Durbin Calls for Passage of Safe Chemicals Act|
|3/22/12||Durbin Announces His Opposition to S.S. Badger Effort to Secure New EPA Permit|
|3/21/12||Durbin Chairs Budget Hearing on CFTC|
|2/6/12||Congress Approves Durbin Provision to Encourage Sustainable Airport Design|
|2/1/12||Durbin, Kirk, Quinn, Emanuel: EPA Designation Will Allow Chicago Area to Maintain Eligibility for Federal Funds to Reach Eventual Air Quality Attainment|
|1/9/12||Durbin and Quinn Announce $7.7 Million in Investment to Help Illinois Communities Recover from Storms|
|12/15/11||Durbin, Kirk, Senators Welcome FEMA Proposal to Move Toward a More Realistic Analysis of Flood Risk|