CALUMET CITY | Second Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski sponsored a recycling day event on April 27 in honor of Earth Day, which was April 22.
The Thornton Fractional North Environmental Club and Cub Scout Pack 542 Den 2 assist 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski, City Clerk Nyota Figgs, 1st Ward Alderman Eric Schneider and Calumet Memorial Park District Board President Stanley Miller in recycling computers at the electronics recycli…
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Second Ward resident Ruth Green pictured with 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski stopped by the recycling drive April 27 with some of her confidential documents to have shredded. Green was able to load her documents into the truck and watch them shred.
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois General Assembly has just two weeks left in Springfield before it adjourns for the summer, leaving lawmakers with a tight deadline for action on issues including tackling the state's pension crisis, gay marriage and how guns will be allowed to be carried in public.
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GARY | Calumet-area stakeholders gathered Tuesday for the first of a two-day summit aimed at making connections on environmental issues across the Illinois/Indiana state line.
CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and partners in the Millennium Reserve: Calumet Core region will celebrate National Urban Biodiversity Week on May 13-19 with a variety of conservation activities and outdoors tours in the Calumet Region of Chicago and Cook County.
VALPARAISO | The future of water and, indeed, the future of life in Valparaiso and the rest of the planet is a combination of finding an adequate supply, conserving water to make the supply last and restoring the infrastructure needed to bring the water to homes and businesses.
VALPARAISO | Testing to make sure the city's water supply is safe and meets all the state and federal standards is a full-time job. Literally.
Pro Shred Security employee Nick Barelli dumps Ray Gottardo's documents to be shred on site at the Crete Public Library. The shredding event occurred in April.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Shredding Event took place April 20 in the library’s parking lot.
PORTAGE | Region environmentalists on Thursday urged Illiana Expressway planners to make groundwater protection a key component in the project.
Federal marksmen culled 84 white-tailed deer from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore during a 10-day cull on the east side of the park in March, officials said Friday.
South Shore Clean Cities, BP's Whiting Refinery and a host of environmental groups are partnering to provide grants aimed at improving air quality in Lake County.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group and a California-based organization gathered Tuesday to teach residents living near BP's Whiting Refinery how to read air quality monitors to be installed there next year.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, who led budget negotiations for the Senate Democrats, is disappointed with the spending and tax cut plan approved last week by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
CHICAGO | After a former suburban Chicago water official was convicted Monday for lying about secretly mixing carcinogen-tainted well water into the village's drinking supply, the sense of bitterness and betrayal among residents remained.
VALPARAISO | The spring flowers welcomed visitors along the trails at the Meadowbrook Conservation Center and Preserve during Sunday afternoon’s open house, as the Shirley Heinze Land Trust welcomed guests as well.
CHICAGO | A prosecutor told jurors before they began deliberations Friday that a one-time suburban Chicago water official lied about drawing village water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical, while her attorney declared her a scapegoat of an inner circle of powerful men.
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