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Environmental issues focus of Charbonneau Canada trip

Environmental issues focus of Charbonneau Canada trip

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, traveled to Canada on Wednesday to participate in the annual Midwest-Canada Legislative Conference.

August 20, 2013 4:28 pm
KATHY LUTHER: Give thanks for water, conserve it carefully

KATHY LUTHER: Give thanks for water, conserve it carefully

Since this is a Thanksgiving column, you are either reading this column with the delicious aroma of turkey in the oven, or you are dozing over your newspaper in a pleasant turkey tryptophan-induced daze. While you are thinking of all the things you are thankful for -- whether family, friends…

November 22, 2012 12:00 am

Landfill 'fight' unites the activists, splits the aldermen

CHICAGO | The potential reopening of a landfill at the Chicago-Dolton border along 138th Street has two Far South Side aldermen at odds with each other. Yet it also has many of the area's residents feeling united.

April 26, 2012 9:50 pm

Residents, activists complain about proposed cement plant

CHICAGO | About 100 people who live on the city's Southeast Side, along with environmental activists, used a hearing Wednesday to urge Illinois state government to hold off granting a building permit for a proposed cement manufacturing plant at 117th Street and Torrence Avenue.

October 19, 2011 10:30 pm
True grime: A 'toxic' tour of the Southeast Side

True grime: A 'toxic' tour of the Southeast Side

CHICAGO | The environmental group that puts together an annual tour of hazardous sites around the city's 10th Ward wanted to show off the many piles of coal and petroleum coke that dot the city's Southeast Side, along with the golf course built atop what was once a garbage dump.

October 15, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Chicago's other Latino neighborhoods reach out to Southeast Side

CHICAGO | Residents of the city's Southeast Side neighborhoods who oppose construction of a proposed coal gasification plant got to hear Wednesday from residents of another Chicago neighborhood where local residents are fighting against projects with potential for pollution.

September 21, 2011 11:00 pm
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