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EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

CHICAGO | The owners and operators of a petcoke storage facility on the city's Southeast Side were in violation of the Clean Air Act between February and May, federal officials said Tuesday.

June 04, 2014 4:30 pm
 Year end stories 2012 - Illinois

Year end stories 2012 - Illinois

Rosalyn Pedraza, center, a resident of Chicago's Southeast Side and volunteer with the Enviromental Justice Alliance, speaks during a rally in July at the Thompson Center in Chicago protesting a coal gasification plant proposed for Chicago's East Side.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am

Environmental activists want energy park instead of coal gasification plant

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 …

October 10, 2012 9:10 pm
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071112GASRALLY

Marguerite Jacobs, center, of Chicago's Altgeld Gardens neighborhood, protest a proposed coal gasification plant on Chicago's East Side during a rally Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.

July 10, 2012 8:15 pm
071112GASRALLY

071112GASRALLY

Robert Garcia, right, protests a proposed coal gasification plant while surrounded by a handful of supporters of the plant, left, during a rally Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.

July 10, 2012 8:15 pm
071112GASRALLY

071112GASRALLY

Rosalyn Pedraza, center, a resident of Chicago's Southeast Side and volunteer with the Enviromental Justice Alliance, speaks during a rally Tuesday at the Thompson Center in Chicago protesting a proposed coal gasification plant proposed for Chicago's East Side.

July 10, 2012 8:15 pm
Lions host hearing van

Lions host hearing van

The Southeast Lions hosted a hearing van recently at the Villa Guadalupe Homes in the South Chicago neighborhood. From left are Lions Foundation hearing specialist Joe Krenkel and Southeast Lions Andy Di Santo and Gil Medina.

July 09, 2012 12:00 am

Gun range opponents celebrate victory

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.

March 19, 2012 9:58 pm
Southeast Side Lions host hearing van

Southeast Side Lions host hearing van

The Southeast Lions offered free hearing screenings recently in South Chicago. Pictured, from left, are Joe Gonzalez, Andy DiSanto, Gilbert Medina and Patricia Fisher, all Southeast Lions. Rosemary and George Petrich also participated. George Petrich is a member of the Hegewisch Lions.

August 19, 2011 12:00 am
Southeast Side Lions host hearing van

Southeast Side Lions host hearing van

CHICAGO | The Southeast Lions recently hosted the Illinois Lions Foundation hearing van in front of Villa Guadalupe, 3201 E. 91st St., acorss the street from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the South Chicago neighborhood.

August 19, 2011 12:00 am

Activists to rally to urge Quinn to veto coal-to-gas bill

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.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am
Southeast Lions give thanks for blessings

Southeast Lions give thanks for blessings

CHICAGO | During the holiday season, the Southeast Lions Club provide meals for Ada S. McKinley neighborhood house at 2647 E. 88th St.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am

Meeting to focus on proposed firing range site

CHICAGO | A public meeting will be held today to discuss a land deal that would allow the Chicago Police Department to build a firearms shooting range on the Southeast Side.

October 29, 2010 12:00 am
South Shore Arts presents exhibit on region industry

South Shore Arts presents exhibit on region industry

This black and white photograph by Gary Cialdella of a dormant blast furnace is one of the artworks on display at Substation No. 9 in Hammond through Nov. 12.

October 01, 2010 12:00 am
South Shore Arts presents exhibit on region industry

South Shore Arts presents exhibit on region industry

"Electric" by Mary King is an example of her artwork on display in Hammond.

October 01, 2010 12:00 am
South Shore Arts presents exhibit on region industry

South Shore Arts presents exhibit on region industry

HAMMOND | South Shore Arts presents Beautiful Industry: Paintings & Photographs by Mary King and Gary Cialdella.

October 01, 2010 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Labor activists file second complaint

CHICAGO | A South Chicago neighborhood labor group filed complaints Monday with the Illinois Department of Labor, claiming a cleaning products manufacturer is trying to improperly terminate 10 longtime workers.

September 28, 2010 12:00 am
Southeast and East Side Lions attend picnic

Southeast and East Side Lions attend picnic

CHICAGO | The Southeast and East Side Lions enjoyed a picnic with the American Legion Illiana Post recently.

September 09, 2010 12:00 am
Southeast and East Side Lions attend picnic

Southeast and East Side Lions attend picnic

Southeast Lions Paul Swallwell, left, and Andy Di Santo and East Side Lion John Clarke, seated, before the raffle drawing at the American Legion Illiana Post picnic in August

September 08, 2010 3:11 pm
Author to discuss Chicago's Southeast Side

Author to discuss Chicago's Southeast Side

Tracking history: This photo is the rail yard at the south end of U.S. Steel South Works in the 1920s.

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
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