The State Journal-Register on the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic's Illnois EPA Report

Report calls for more Illinois EPA resources

“The Illinois EPA has an incredibly important job to protect public health and the environment in this state, and the job has gotten a lot more difficult in the last couple of decades,” said Mark Templeton, a report author and director of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, in a conference call with reporters. He said resources have fallen or not kept pace with challenges facing the agency.

“Almost every day,” he added, “we hear about rollbacks from the Trump administration at the federal level, and if we’re going to have protection on those key public health and environmental issues, it means that the state is going to have to step up.”

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