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.
|5/12/11||Durbin and Hinchey Introduce Bill to Protect America's Red Rock Wilderness|
|5/9/11||Durbin: Senate Bill Aims to End Joyride for Big Oil Companies as Gas Prices Hover Near Record Highs in Chicago|
|5/8/11||Durbin calls for end to oil companies? ?joyride?|
|5/5/11||Sen. Dick Durbin shares his insights, opinions on environmental issues with NIU students|
|5/3/11||Durbin Statement on Southern Illinois Flood Control Efforts|
|5/2/11||Durbin Statement on Army Corps Decision to Intentionally Breach Levee in Order to Save Cairo, Illinois from Devastating Floods|
|4/30/11||Durbin Tours Southern Illinois Flood Areas|
|4/14/11||Durbin: Argonne, Fermilab will avoid big cuts|
|3/30/11||Durbin Questions Nuclear Experts at Senate Hearing|
|3/28/11||Durbin Urges Residents to Prepare for Flooding|