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Supreme Court declines Asian carp case

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The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it would not take up Michigan's case against Illinois to try to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.

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on Apr 27, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Illinois caves being closed to hamper spread of fungus deadly to bats

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources plans to close state-owned caves to the public as soon as Monday in response to the rapid spread of a fungus that is killing bats.

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on Apr 26, 2010 at 04:50 AM

IDOT, Illinois College mark Earth Day with donations

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The Illinois Department of Transportation donated tree seedlings, and Illinois College in Jacksonville is giving away flowers and flowerpots as part of activities for Earth Day, which is being observed today.

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on Apr 22, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Chicago's spiffy new bike station

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Thanks to Streetfilms and the National Association of City Transportation Officials, here is a neat video on a great new facility in Chicago's Millennium Park.  It provides all sorts of services to bike commuters, other cyclists, and tourists.  I really...

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on Apr 21, 2010 at 06:21 AM

Supreme Court Should Take Asian Carp Case To Help Move Us Toward a Long-Term Solution

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The entire Great Lakes region is holding its breath, waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on whether to accept jurisdiction over the Asian carp suit that the State of Michigan has filed against Illinois, the Army Corps of Engineers,...

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 09:51 AM

Wind farms catch a gust on Great Lakes

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EVANSTON, Ill. — Residents here are used to seeing nothing but water, sky and sailboats as they survey the horizon on Lake Michigan.

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Chicago -- First US city to regulate coal plant air pollution?

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A Chicago alderman has forwarded a proposal for the city to regulate coal plant emissions. It is part of an ongoing effort to address serious air pollution problems in the city.

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Quinn kicks off day two of Clean Water Celebration

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PEORIA, Ill. -- It's constitutional. It's patriotic. It's good business. It's . . . clean water?

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on Apr 20, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Chicago: First US city to regulate coal plant air pollution? (The Christian Science Monitor)

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The Christian Science Monitor - A group of Chicago alderman are proposing to make Chicago the first US city to regulate coal plant emissions.

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on Apr 19, 2010 at 05:21 PM

Asian beetles a growing concern in east central Illinois

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Two Central Illinois counties have been added to the state's emerald ash borer quarantine area in an attempt to halt the spread of the Asian beetle.

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on Apr 14, 2010 at 04:50 AM