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Proposed Chicago South Suburban Airport

MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

Certain elements of our society, usually "progressive leaders," dub some naysayers to particular government projects NIMBYs.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Peotone airport work a waste of time, money

Anyone who has followed Lake County and region politics is familiar with the silo mentality -- the staunch unwillingness that often occurs when communities have the ability to work together but choose to hold on to "what is theirs." Some cities, towns and political organizations do this even…

July 30, 2013 12:00 am
Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority leaders said they aren't intimidated by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signing of a bill that gives the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build a rival airport in Peotone.

July 25, 2013 10:06 am
Jackson attacks Halvorson's bid for IDOT chief

Jackson attacks Halvorson's bid for IDOT chief

The most vocal supporter of a proposed south suburban airport near Peotone is publicly opposing a former colleague's apparent bid to be named head of the state's transportation department.

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