NEWS articles

Uptown residents hit Olympic reps with budget concerns

almost 5 years ago | Beverly Slaughter

Endangered birds hatched at Lincoln Park Zoo are freed

almost 5 years ago | Christina Jacobson

Endangered snake at Lincoln Park Zoo is expecting

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

City acquires land to expand Ronan Park

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Chicago hospital collaborative would reduce energy emissions

More than a dozen area hospitals are in talks to work together to become more energy efficient. The Chicago Green Healthcare Initiative would reduce emissions and make health care more sustainable.

almost 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Feds announce green jobs program on South Side

The program will use stimulus dollars to train 80 Chicagoans to clean up industrial sites and weatherize homes. They'll work with low-income residents to make homes more energy efficient.

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Study: Illinois beaches among most polluted

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

City Council approves solar plant

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Solar plant up for City Council vote

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Green groups planning legal action against coal plants

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Water taxis headed for River North

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

Environmental groups announce coal moves

almost 5 years ago | Samantha Liss

OSHA launches investigation at plant that exploded

The Columbus Foods Co. biodiesel plant on the city's West Side has not been the target of OSHA complaints or enforcement in the past. An explosion at the plant this morning seriously injured two people.

5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Settlement in the works in Apex Oil legal battle

Apex and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District have been fighting for five years over the release of more than 2 million gallons of oil and the cleaning of oil storage tanks.

5 years ago | Samantha Liss

New bill will cap utility payments for poor

The bill will also help gas companies reduce the amount of energy they use, and provide consumer financing for energy efficient appliances.

5 years ago | Samantha Liss

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