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Resource | Public Health

Get the Lead Out

Our children need safe drinking water—especially at school where they go to learn and play each day. Unfortunately, lead is contaminating drinking water at schools and pre-schools across the country. The problem stems from pipes, plumbing, faucets and fixtures that contain lead. The common-sense solution is to “get the lead out” of schools’ water delivery systems. This “Back to School” toolkit is designed to help parents, teachers and school officials get the facts on lead in drinking water and make the case for strong local action to ensure safe drinking water at school.

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A Citizens Guide to Reducing Energy Waste

The cleanest, most affordable energy is the energy we don’t use in the first place. So start by focusing on where you can use less.

Resource | COVID-19

Open Safe Illinois

COVID Exit Strategy, a non-partisan group of public health and crisis experts, has been tracking the progress states have made towards meeting the CDC recommended benchmarks states should reach before reopening their economies. As of July 6th, only three states were meeting these metrics, earning a “Green” rating.  Currently, Illinois is meeting 2 out of 4 benchmarks, and is rated Red.

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