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It's been a year since then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich shut down a dozen state historic sites and seven state parks, saying the move was necessary because of state government's $2 billion budget deficit.
A plan is under way in Highland Park to help keep at least a small amount of raw sewage out of Lake Michigan -- the source of drinking water and recreation for millions of people across the region.
Chicago has a new 82-story tower on its skyline that is due for completion in the Spring of 2010. But in a city of grids and rectilinear forms, the AQUA...
The establishment of an electrical fish barrier on the Sanitary and Ship Canal is easily the single greatest boondoggle in the Chicago outdoors, now costing well over $10 million.
The Illinois Natural Resources Department is directing the state's largest fish kill Wednesday on a nearly six-mile stretch of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
The revelation that the fish might be knocking on Lake Michigan's door has created fresh concerns and given new relevance to possible encounters.
Conservationists and government biologists, stunned by new indications of the advance of Asian carp toward Lake Michigan, are trading ideas for poisoning Chicago-area rivers, conducting emergency electrofishing or chemically neutering the wily fish.
State agencies are investigating concerns about possible volatile organic compounds in the ground in an area of downtown Algonquin.
City parking meters are a gold mine, and in Chicago, Morgan Stanley is rolling in parking riches. Secretcompany documents leaked to reporters show the company will rake in a 70 percent profitmargin this year from its $1.15 billion, 75-year lease of Chicago's parking
EPA awards $897,225 grant to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study effects of underground injection of carbon dioxide (IL)
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