Chicago Green News (1391 - 1400 of 1898)
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.
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.Â It provides all sorts of services to bike commuters, other cyclists, and tourists.Â I really...
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,...
EVANSTON, Ill. â€” Residents here are used to seeing nothing but water, sky and sailboats as they survey the horizon on Lake Michigan.
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.
PEORIA, Ill. -- It's constitutional. It's patriotic. It's good business. It's . . . clean water?
The Christian Science Monitor - A group of Chicago alderman are proposing to make Chicago the first US city to regulate coal plant emissions.
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.
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
Recently the city of Chicago was honored as one of two exceptionally green US cities to be shortlisted for UN-Habitatâ€™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 [...]