Environmental Justice Act http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Ill. law creates environmental justice commission http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-ill-law-creates-environmental-justice-commission <p>Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation creating a commission to ensure minorities and the poor aren&#39;t disproportionately affected by environmental pollution.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=2193&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97">Environmental Justice Act</a> was sponsored by Democratic Sen. Toi Hutchinson of Chicago Heights and Rep. Will Davis of East Hazel Crest.</p> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 17:50:16 +0000 The Associated Press 1877 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Ill. law creates environmental justice commission