Volkswagen Settlement – At 3:30 p.m. in Stratton room 413, the House Environment Committee is slated to take up SB3101 from Sen. Cristina Castro (D-Elgin). The bill would require the Illinois EPA to create a state beneficiary mitigation plan and a Volkswagen Settlement Task Force. The task force would open up the settlement process for more public hearings, be required to keep the public informed, and would have to produce a public report on its findings and recommendations by January 2019. The measure passed the Senate 31-21 on April 26.

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