Environment & Natural Resources Committee

Apr 28, 2014

Environment & Natural Resources Committee

The Environment & Natural Resources Committee's charge is to:

  • Provide feedback to staff and the coordinating committees on CMAP projects as they relate to environment and natural resources.
  • Serve as a discussion forum for regionally important issues in environmental planning and policy.
  • Help coordinate and prioritize policy positions, programs, and advocacy between CMAP and other organizations.
  • Help identify relevant environmental best practices and encourage their adoption by CMAP partners in the region.

Its 2019 schedule is as follows:

  • January - no meeting
  • February 7
  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 6
  • July 11 – second Thursday, given 4th of July holiday
  • August – no meeting
  • September 5
  • October 3
  • November 7
  • December – no meeting

See current and archived committee materials.


The current make up of the committee includes representatives from academia; federal; state and local resource and regulatory agencies; local land management agencies; stormwater, watershed, and wastewater planning agencies; local municipal and county government representatives; and environmental advocacy and policy agencies. 

Keary Cragan, USEPA, Region 5 Tom Rickert, Kane County Division of Transportation
Jack Darin, Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter Deborah Stone, Cook County Department of Environmental Control
Martha Dooley, Village of Schaumburg Mike Sullivan, IDOT District 1
Danielle Gallet, Metropolitan Planning Council Mike Warner, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission
Stacy Meyers, Openlands Sean Wiedel, City of Chicago


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