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The Illinois Department of Public Health has added five lakes and rivers to its 2010 consumption advisories for sport fish.
Illinois' attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold its earlier decision not to force the state to close Chicago-area shipping locks to prevent the spread of Asian carp, arguing that Michigan's renewed pleas were unfounded.
What's the matter with the Democrats in the Midwest and the challenge of coal? Have they turned their backs on the great American pastoral and...
Sarah Kuck How do you create a carbon neutral city? To find out, the City of Chicago is taking a hard look at its central area...
Recovery Act jumpstarts cleanup at OMC site; helps Waukegan move forward with redevelopment plans (IL)
On-site Media Briefing at 11:30 a.m., Feb 19 (CHICAGO â€“ Feb. 18, 2010) Marking this weekâ€™s one year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), U.S
For Immediate ReleaseNo. 10-OPA 016 (CHICAGO - Feb. 19, 2010) Cleanup work made possible with $18.5 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds is now under way at the Plant 2 portion of the Outboard Marine Corp. Superfund site in Waukegan, Ill
by Tom Philpott Just precisely what does all of that nitrogen ferilizer do to the soil?â€œFertilizer is good for the father and bad for the sons.â€â€”Dutch sayingFor all of its ecological baggage, synthetic nitrogen does one good deed for the environment: it helps build carbon in soil. At least, thatâ€™s what scientists have assumed for decades.If that were true, it would count as a major envi...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is investigating whether the electrical field generated by the underwater barriers designed to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes has extended into adjacent land near the barrier site in Romeoville.
Communities along rivers in the Midwest are bracing for would could be a whopper of a spring flood season, with the National Weather Service warning of a "high probability" of significant flooding along parts of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and their tributaries.
Renowned architecture firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill (AS+GG) recently completed the investigation phase of a massive plan to â€œdecarbonizeâ€ Chicagoâ€™s Loop. The firmâ€™s goal was to assess variables such as the age, use, condition, and energy consumption of the 500 buildings in this central core area of the city. Carried out in cooperation with [...]