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On the Friday before Earth Day, Lt. Governor Pat Quinn and local leaders will join Quincy school children for an environmentally friendly field day

QUINCY – April 18, 2008. Lt. Governor Pat Quinn joined with Quincy-area school children for a day filled with fun and environmentally friendly activities at the John Wood Community College’s 2nd Annual Earth Day celebration.

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn commends Homer Glen for dark-sky ordinance, urges everyone in Illinois to turn out the lights for Earth Hour this Saturday

CHICAGO - March 26, 2008. Lt. Governor Pat Quinn joined representatives from the International Dark-Sky Association and the World Wildlife Fund to commend the Village of Homer Glen for passing a groundbreaking dark-sky ordinance, and asked residents throughout Illinois to participate in Earth Hour by turning off their lights from 8 to 9 p.m. on Saturday night.

Lt. Governor Quinn recognizes Blue Planet Run athletes

CHICAGO - August 22, 2007. Lt. Governor Pat Quinn joined with the 20 international citizen athletes of the 2007 Blue Planet Run, who have been running nonstop since June 1 in an unprecedented effort to raise money to deliver safe drinking water to some of the 1.1 billion people who live without it.