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.
|7/26/11||Durbin Announces Funding for Public-Private Partnership Aimed at Protecting the Great Lakes|
|7/9/11||Lawmakers ask to speed levee upgrade process|
|7/8/11||Illinois Lawmakers Ask Army Corps to Expedite Permit Process Ahead of Metro East Levees Meeting|
|6/7/11||Durbin Statement on MWRD Vote to Support Disinfecting Sewage that Enters Chicago River|
|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|