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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

Chicago considers getting serious about coal pollution

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by Jonathan HiskesThe Fisk coal-fired power plant, ChicagoCourtesy swanksalot via FlickrChicago Alderman JoeMoore is taking aim at urban air pollution, introducing a Clean Power Ordinance today that would

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on Apr 13, 2010 at 04:50 PM

UN-HABITAT Selects Chicago as One of the World’s Greenest Cities

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Recently the city of Chicago was honored as one of two exceptionally green US cities to be shortlisted for UN-Habitat’s 100 Cities Initiative. The project aims to give cities, governments, and even individuals a voice in order to teach the world how we can make urban areas operate with less environmental impact. Chicago was [...]

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on Apr 13, 2010 at 03:20 PM