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Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his... Watch »

Apr 24, 2013
Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

An annual ranking of the worst U.S. cities for spring allergies zeroed in on the Southeast but warned of an overall... Watch »

Apr 12, 2013
Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Watch »

Mar 29, 2013
Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor "vertical" farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though some... Watch »

Mar 28, 2013
Family-style Lunch for Students

Family-style Lunch for Students

Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. Watch »

Feb 27, 2013
Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

With all of the gas prices rising there are ways to reduce how much gas you consume. Chris Clackum reports. Watch »

Feb 22, 2013
D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M... Watch »

Feb 5, 2013
Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in... Watch »

Jan 17, 2013
Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Whale watchers were treated to an incredible sight off the coast of Dana Point, California as hundreds dolphins put... Watch »

Jan 9, 2013
Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

A Shell drilling ship ran ashore during rough conditions near Kodiak, Alaska following failed attempts to tow the... Watch »

Jan 2, 2013
Mayor Lays Out Environmental Roadmap

Mayor Lays Out Environmental Roadmap

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make Chicago the greenest city in the world and says that doesn't have to have a... Watch »

Sep 25, 2012
Emanuel Deflects Questions About Solyndra

Emanuel Deflects Questions About Solyndra

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday deflected questions about his role in a loan guarantee for Solyndra, a green energy... Watch »

Aug 3, 2012

Chicago's Top 14 "Eco-preneurs"

Though some have called the "green" movement a passing fad or accused green-goers of being "trendy," some of those... View »

Jul 5, 2012
Lincoln Park Offers Green Home Tours

Lincoln Park Offers Green Home Tours

Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) wants to put Lincoln Park on the path to being a completely sustainable community. On June Watch »

Jun 29, 2012
Children Learn At A

Children Learn At A "Green School"

Alicia Roman reports on the efforts of The Academy of Global Citizenship. It is a unique Chicago Public Charter... Watch »

Jun 21, 2012
Chicago School Wins $50k Makeover

Chicago School Wins $50k Makeover

St. Cornelius School wins grand prize in PepsiCo's "Dream Machine School Makeover" Watch »

Jun 5, 2012
14 Commercial Buildings Sign on to Retrofit Project

14 Commercial Buildings Sign on to Retrofit Project

Projects will create more than 1,000 jobs and will eventually save the buildings more than $5 million annually in... Watch »

Jun 5, 2012
Emanuel Urged To Save Chicago's Trees

Emanuel Urged To Save Chicago's Trees

Chicago is urged to spend nearly $1.4 million to treat infected ash trees or risk losing almost 100,000. Watch »

Jun 4, 2012
The Plant's Melanie Hoekstra on Reducing Your Company's Waste

The Plant's Melanie Hoekstra on Reducing Your Company's Waste

"Going green" isn't just an empty, catchy slogan, and The Plant at 1400 W. 46th St. is proof of that. Watch »

May 30, 2012
How Chicago Fashionista Brands are Going Green

How Chicago Fashionista Brands are Going Green

Green really is the new black, and Chicago's fashion scene is embracing this new trend. Watch »

May 19, 2012

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