Environment Illinois Chicago Clean Water Panel to be Held on Tuesday, Nov. 17

Clean Water, Thriving City: What Can be Done to Address the Challenges Facing Chicago’s Waterways

CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)—November 16, 2015. A mass meeting of students, activists, and community members concerned about water quality will convene with Environment Illinois and the DePaul Environmental Law Society on Tuesday, November 17th at 5:30 p.m. in Room 903 of the Lewis Center of the DePaul University College of Law, 25 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago.

The evening will begin with remarks from the moderator and all panelists to highlight the importance of clean water. This comes as the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently implemented Clean Water Rule, which restores protections to 56% of the state’s streams, comes under attack in Congress and in the courts. There will be an audience-driven question and answer session after the panelists’ remarks. Panelist include:

  • Brittany King, Campaign Organizer, Environment Illinois
  • Debra Shore, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
  • Albert Ettinger, Environmental Lawyer
  • Greg Fischer, President of Wild Blossom Meadery, Winery, and Brewery

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Source: Environment Illinois