PRN, Sierra Club to Sue Pekin Ethanol Plant

November 28, 2017 | Press Release
PRN and the Sierra Club Illinois Chapter have informed Pacific Ethanol Pekin, Inc. and Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. that they intend to sue the companies for repeatedly violating the Clean Water Act at an ethanol plant in Pekin, Illinois during the past five years.

PRN Calls on Governor Rauner to Stay in Paris Climate Agreement

November 8, 2017 | Press Release
PRN delivered petitions to Governor Bruce Rauner calling on him to sign the “We Are Still In” declaration committing the State of Illinois to the principles outlined in the Paris Climate Agreement.

ART STUDENT AWARDED PURCHASE PRIZE AT WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

October 13, 2017 | Press Release
PRN will award Bradley University student Katelyn Edwards with a Purchase Prize for her photographic art in a joint Society for Photographic Education and PRN exhibition based on water.

Mussels

PRN HONORS VOLUNTEERS, TEACHERS AT 50TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER GALA

October 6, 2017 | Press Release
Prairie Rivers Network (PRN) will honor three Champaign-Urbana area members as Volunteers of the Year and two Naperville teachers with River Steward Awards at its 50th anniversary gala.

Dallman Coal Power Plant

PRN JOINS COMPLAINT AGAINST SPRINGFIELD’S DALLMAN COAL PLANT

September 27, 2017 | Press Release
PRN with the Springfield Branch of the NAACP and the Sangamon Valley Group of the Sierra Club announced a joint filing of a complaint against the Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB) and the City Water, Light and Power’s (CWLP) Dallman Coal Plant.