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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Illinois Department of Agriculture says some farmers are considering replanting corn that's been sitting in water over the past week.
The planet is warming, but not in Chicago.
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- To reinforce his campaign message of clean and sustainable transportation, Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney is embarking on a sustainable transportation tour of Illinois.
Illinois quarry operators and Mayor Richard Daley's administration are mounting a last-minute push to persuade state lawmakers to make it easier for trucks to dump construction site dirt in quarries, an effort that went nowhere a year ago due to concerns that unsafe materials could end up in groundwater.
Illinois officials will launch a second chemical attack against Asian carp this month, this time closing an important section of the Calumet-Sag Channel to boating and cargo ships while biologists use a deadly fish toxin to hunt the invasive species.
by Sean Casten The gaul of this is hard to put to words. Commonwealth Edison, one of Illinoisâ€™ regulated utilities is seeking to take advantage of the stateâ€™s budget crisis by offering the state $500 million in exchange for a guarantee of the utilityâ€™s future profits. If thereâ€™s a better case to be made that a regulated utility isnâ€™t a business in any normal sense of the word, I haven...
When you are peddling fried chicken breasts in the name of addressing breast cancer, you are distracting us from an ongoing battle about the use of atrazine in the creation of that food.
Senate lawmakers tonight shot down a proposal backed by a south suburban incinerator that would add tire burning to the state's definition of green, renewable energy.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources could soon restrict travel of kayaks and small boats in the North Shore Channel and neighboring waterways as officials use fishing nets and electric shock to track the elusive Asian carp, a spokesman for the department said Tuesday.