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.
|6/4/11||Cleaning up Illinois Rivers|
|6/3/11||Ground broken on $95M building at Argonne|
|6/3/11||Argonne breaks ground for new energy lab|
|6/2/11||America's Great Outdoors: Deputy Secretary Hayes, Senator Durbin Announce Designation of 41 New National Recreation Trails|
|6/2/11||Chicago Gets Nationally-Designated Kayak Trail|
|5/25/11||County Board member talks DuPage cleanup with Obama|
|5/24/11||Durbin Announces FEMA Grant for Flood Protection Efforts in Gurnee|
|5/22/11||Ill. senators Durbin, Kirk push Chicago River cleanup|
|5/19/11||Durbin, Kirk: FERC Decision on Quincy Appeal Extremely Disappointing|
|5/19/11||Durbin Introduces Bill to Aid Reforestation Efforts in Haiti|