Latest ENVIRONMENT News From The Illinois Newsroom Team

U of I hopes a new greenhouse will be an incubator for bioenergy crops.

University of Illinois officials held ceremonial shovels Wednesday morning, for a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of construction on a new greenhouse. It will open next summer in the Urbana-Champaign campus’ Research Park and be used for research into bioenergy crops.

EV innovation hub comes to Decatur

DECATUR — Governor JB Pritzker joined local leaders to announce plans to expand the state’s electric vehicle ecosystem: The TCCI Electric Vehicle Innovation Hub. A

Check the Air Quality across America

This AP interactive map shows forecast air quality across the United States, including areas affected by Canadian wildfires. This interactive map will update daily.