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- 2 2 injured in crash on U.S. 6 in Jackson Township
- 3 Task force releases details in fatal shooting of M'ville officer
- 4 Tri-Creek, Crown Point, Merrillville schools close Monday to accommodate funeral traffic
- 5 Gaucho's Brazilian Steakhouse to return
Southeast Environmental Task Force
CHICAGO | The Environmental Protection Agency is conducting tests of furnace filters from the East Side and South Deering neighborhoods for pollutants in the air, and has yet to find any petroleum coke.
SPRINGFIELD | New emergency rules involving the storage of petroleum coke could go into effect as soon as next week, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency said.
CHICAGO | Environmental activists from the East Side and surrounding neighborhoods are working to make the public aware of the potential health hazards from mounds of petroleum coke stored openly along the Calumet River.
CHICAGO | More than 50 East Side residents crammed into the Wolfe Park Field house Thursday night to voice frustration with petroleum coke apparently seeping into their homes.
Pictured on the morning of Aug. 18 at the rest stop at Wolf Lake are volunteers and cyclist taking part in the Dunes to Downtown bike ride. Front row are Cub Scouts of Pack 773, from left, Jacob Kusar, Eli Ford, Christian Garcia, David Daniel Garza and Noah Mann. Back row are Linda Ruxton, o…
Jacob Kusar, Nathaniel Huerta, Nicolas Gomez, Jamie Avila, Lisa Sowa-Downs, Cub Scout Pack 773 Committee Chairwoman, and Daniel Huerta get ready for the cyclists stopping in for fueling at Wolf Lake in Chicago this past weekend.
CHICAGO | More than two dozen people, including bird watchers and environmental activists, got a close-up look Monday of Lake Calumet, a preview of what could someday be a public attraction of the Southeast Side.
CHICAGO | The environmental activists who opposed development of a coal gasification plant at the one-time site of Republic Steel on the city's Southeast Side said Wednesday they support development of an “energy park” to convert existing silos along the Calumet River into a renewable clean …
CHICAGO | Federal and Illinois officials are offering financial support to a dozen conservation projects to bolster environmental and recreation benefits to Lake Calumet and the south suburbs.
CHICAGO | Off in a corner of the Hegewisch neighborhood offices of the Southeast Environmental Task Force sits a sign that likely will now gather dust because it is no longer needed.
CHICAGO | Environmental and community activists will converge on the Thompson Center this morning in an effort to urge Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill regarding a proposed coal-to-gas plant on the city's Southeast Side.
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