Grain bin entrapment fatality rate too high

The majority of grain bin entrapments occur in the Midwest. “There have been over 1,100 grain entrapments since the 1960s,” said Salah Issa, assistant professor of agricultural and industrial safety and health at the University of Illinois.


By 2050, Illinois would use only renewable energy under bill

Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly are reviving a plan to make Illinois reliant only on renewable power sources by 2050 with policies and regulations to encourage a switch to generating energy from such sustainable sources as wind and solar.