Gov. Quinn proclaims April 'Earth Month' in Illinois

April 2, 2013 3:42:46 PM PDT
Governor Pat Quinn recognized Loyola for its sustainability, and encouraged other universities to follow suit.

On Tuesday, the governor proclaimed April "Earth Month" in Illinois.

Quinn recognized Loyola University of Chicago for its commitment to campus sustainability at the 2013 Sustainable Schools Symposium. Loyola University's green activities include a biodiesel lab and a campus bike-share project.

Quinn's office says the symposium is part of his agenda to make Illinois a national leader in sustainability.