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This morning's rush on Chicago-area expressways promises to be tamer than yesterday's. The snowstorm that pounded the region starting early Tuesday has moved east, over Lake Michigan and to Northwest Indiana.
A storm that buried parts of Illinois in nearly a foot of snow and grounded hundreds of flights was crawling east early Wednesday, leaving behind strong winds that safety officials warned would create a dangerous morning commute.
By not having a national carbon cap-and-trade policy, the United States is losing out on its chance to become a green and clean technology leader, says Chicago Climate Exchange founder Richard Sandor.Â
The Chicago area has seen growth in its green economy and exciting action around services for new and small businesses, but hurdles still remain as companies, non-profits and other groups look for resources and funds.Â
MATTOON, Ill. -- Caterpillar Inc., the world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment, plans to join a coalition of companies planning to build an experimental clean-coal power plant known as FutureGen near Mattoon.
At a White House meeting Monday on the Asian carp threat to the Great Lakes, federal officials said they may seek to close navigational locks on Chicago-area waterways for up to three or four days a week, a move that would restrict cargo shipping and recreational boating.
In my previous job, I would often encounter 1/3 of the world's Micronesian kingfishers; curiously colorful little birds from Guam with black bands on their eyes that make them look a bit like a cartoon burglar. No, not on...
Last summer Chicago upped the ante on next generation EV charging stations with the nationâ€™s first solar powered one, and now theyâ€™ve done it again, but this time with wind. For a town known as the windy city, it only seems to make sense, but how they decided to go after solar before wind is [...]
A critical week in the battle against Asian carp kicks off Monday when Gov. Pat Quinn plans to meet with governors from Michigan and Wisconsin at the White House to hash out a plan to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes.
Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Ford, Chicago Auto ShowFord Transit Connect at Chicago 2009 - Click above for high-res image galleryAt the 2008 Chicago Auto Show, Ford unveiled its Transit Connect utility van for the U.S. market. In 2009, the company was back with the urban delivery vehicle, this time decorated for use by a variety of small businesses, and confirmed that a plug-in version would be com...