Month: January 2008

Futuregen In Doubt

This last week’s issue of the Moraine Valley Glacier and a post I made on this blog a month ago, refer to the proposed clean coal power plant to be build in Illinois. Well, the Illinois Municipal League Web site is reporting that these plans have been pulled from the table by the Department of …

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‘Green’ residence hall to be first for University of Illinois

As the MVCC Sustainability Initiative gets moving forward it is useful to keep an eye on the progress of other Higher Education institutions. Thus, this article, ‘Green’ residence hall to be first for University of Illinois, in the Chicago Tribune caught my eye.  While we do not have residence halls, Moraine Valley is working to …

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The Living Planet

We have added The Living Planet DVD to our collection. This is an excellent documentary originally put out in the 1980s, but still current for today. Here is the product summary: Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise …

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