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Chicago Climate Exchange Sold, Uncertainties Mount

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photo via flickrUncertainties surround carbon pricing and trading in the U.S. No one knows if Congress will get their act together this year to pass a bill that finally puts a price on carbon and questions remain about what, if anything, will come out of Cancun later this year when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meets to hopefully finish the business they could not co...

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on May 03, 2010 at 08:50 AM

Bat killer too close for Illinois comfort

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After a lone bat was found in Missouri last week with a mysterious fungus, Illinois authorities took quick action.

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on May 03, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Hydropower facility at Quincy gets preliminary approval

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A Houston-based energy company has preliminary approval from federal regulators to build three hydroturbine power generators at locks and dams on a section of the Mississippi River at Quincy.

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on Apr 30, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Champaign-Urbana one of three places in Illinois to get an 'A' for clean air

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The American Lung Association has included Champaign-Urbana in a list of the 38 cleanest cities for short-term particle pollution.

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on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:50 AM

LCA Sustainable Supply Chain USA This Week in Chicago

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Sustainable supply chains seem to be front-of-mind recently as giants like Wal-Mart and IBM seek to reduce risk by understanding the impacts of their suppliers. Other companies are making headlines by addressing the downstream supply chain, with clever ways of reducing packaging, and not only setting, but also achieving zero waste goals. And for some [...]

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on Apr 28, 2010 at 02:20 PM

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