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.
|5/22/11||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|
|5/18/11||Durbin Asks State of Illinois to Comply with EPA Decision on Water Quality Standards for Chicago River|
|5/17/11||Durbin Joins Four Other Senators in Asking for Investigation into Gasoline Price-Fixing|
|5/12/11||Durbin: EPA Decision is an Important Opportunity to Make Chicago River Accessible for Generations to Come|
|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|