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.
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.
Theresa Neubauer, the former water supervisor in Crestwood, enters the federal court in Chicago on Tuesday. Closing arguments were Friday in the case for Neubauer who is accused of lying about how the village drew drinking water from a well tainted with a cancer-causing chemical. She has ple…
CHICAGO | The trial has started for a former Crestwood water official accused of lying about how the village drew drinking water from a tainted well for decades, apparently to save money.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana environmental groups have reached a settlement with ArcelorMittal and state regulators requiring the steelmaker to clean up more than 3 million tons of waste piled up along Lake Michigan.
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Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting better since high school started. A few days later, he hanged himself.
A gentle breeze ripples Lake Michigan's deep blue surface as a gull circles lazily overhead. The sun is bright, the temperature is a comfy 70 degrees and the view of the water and the distant Manitou Islands is spectacular. The beach is wide and sandy — and almost deserted.
Some of Indiana's state colleges and universities have begun to announce they'll hike tuition next year in excess of the caps advised by Indiana's Higher Education Commission.
Politics aside, Gov. Mitch Daniels' flirtation with a presidential run already has been good for Indiana. The discussion he's helped to lead about the federal government's mounting debt also could be good for the nation.
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Former Gary wastewater treatment operators, national water company charged with violating Clean Water Act
HAMMOND | The former contract operator of the Gary Sanitary District wastewater treatment plant and two of its employees were charged Wednesday with conspiracy and violating the Clean Water Act.
CHICAGO | The reliability of DNA testing suggesting Asian carp may already be in waterways near Lake Michigan was the focus of final arguments Monday in a lawsuit seeking the closure of Chicago-area shipping locks to halt the spread of the invasive fish.
The impervious paving with which we are so familiar — the asphalt and concrete that covers most of America's parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, highways and interstates — plays an outsized role in many of our water quality problems — including flooding, beach closures, contamination and gro…
NEW ORLEANS | Researchers say they've found patches of oil believed to be from the BP leak on the Gulf of Mexico sea floor. Some of these are two inches thick.
CHICAGO (AP) — John Goss, an environmental activist and former state official from Indiana, was appointed Wednesday as the Obama administration's point man in the fight to prevent Asian carp from gaining a foothold in the Great Lakes.
LOS ANGELES | So you're a renter and you want to green your space, but your landlord won't splurge on solar panels.
MARSHALL, Mich. | Federal regulators have rejected an initial proposal by Enbridge Energy Partners to restart a pipeline that leaked oil into the Kalamazoo River in southern Michigan.
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