A change in how we think about water, air and land could improve efforts to conserve the environment. Dan Wildcat, professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, discussed his views during a webinar hosted by North Central Region Water Network.
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.
A farm in Kewaunee County has agreed to pay the state $144,000 to resolve pollution violations.
President Joe Biden has put his team to work reviewing dozens of actions taken by former President Donald Trump, aiming to reverse orders that he says harm the environment or endanger public health.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $50,000 in funding to two student teams through its People, Prosperity and the Planet grants program.
In a year of uncertainty, Illinois Farm Bureau remained certain of its commitment to environmental stewardship in Illinois agriculture. The organization kept a steady stride in its ongoing efforts in the environmental sphere, ranging from nutrient stewardship activity to climate work.
The Illinois Soybean Association and Illinois Corn Growers Association have teamed up to research on-farm conservation practices and the financial implications of their adoption via the Precision Conservation Management Program.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued another report favoring agribusinesses over environmentalists in a decades-long battle over a massive flood control project in the south Mississippi Delta.
The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments on whether to allow two groups to go to trial with a lawsuit claiming Iowa has allowed crop and hog farmers to pollute the Raccoon River, denying citizens safe water for drinking and recreation.