Nov 14, 2011

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Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Mar 29, 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. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Apr 16, 2012

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Take a look at how Doreen's Gourmet Pizza shop took their red sauce and made it into a green business.

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 12, 2012

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

The money, which comes from a state capital fund, will go toward engineering and design costs for facilities at two treatment plants where water will be disinfected.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Top Stories
Hawks to Play Wild in Second Round of Playoffs

Hawks to Play Wild in Second Round of Playoffs

For the third year in a row, the Chicago Blackhawks will play the Minnesota Wild in the postseason as the teams will play in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Family: Missing Suburban College Student Found

Family: Missing Suburban College Student Found

A 20-year-old west suburban sophomore at the University of Colorado who was missing from his Boulder apartment for more than a week has returned, according to his family.

Wisc. Climber Survives Mount Everest Avalanche

Wisc. Climber Survives Mount Everest Avalanche

Andy Land, 52, of Fond du Lac, was in the Khumbu Icefall region near the base of Mount Everest when the earthquake struck.

Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Michigan Avenue Burberry

Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Michigan Avenue Burberry

A group of burglars abandoned an early Sunday heist at a high-end Magnificent Mile clothing store when they set off an alarm at the downtown shop.

Toews vs. Keith: Blackhawks' First Round MVP?

Toews vs. Keith: Blackhawks' First Round MVP?

The Chicago Blackhawks got some big-time contributions from all over their lineup as they defeated the Nashville Predators, but which player was the team's MVP in the first round?

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Ban on Crib Bumper Pads

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Ban on Crib Bumper Pads

Illinois lawmakers are again considering a ban on crib bumper pads along with a proposal to set state safety standards for the product.