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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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, Sharon Rowley, Amanda Rodriguez and Brandi Jeter sit down with Kelly Wallace to discuss ways to encourage kids to recycle. Find out what tips and tricks work to help kids reuse and reduce waste. For more exclusive videos like these go to iVillage.com

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About 50 Displaced After Fire at Woodstock Apartment Complex
About 50 Displaced After Fire at Woodstock Apartment Complex

Dozens of families were displaced when a massive fire destroyed an apartment building in far northwest suburban Woodstock early Saturday, officials said.

14 Shot, 1 Fatally, in First 15 Hours of Weekend Violence
14 Shot, 1 Fatally, in First 15 Hours of Weekend Violence

A person was killed and 13 were wounded in shootings across Chicago during the first 15 hours of the weekend.

Man Charged With Injuring Chicago Police Officer in Chase
Man Charged With Injuring Chicago Police Officer in Chase

A man has been charged with injuring a Chicago police officer while allegedly driving away from a traffic stop early Saturday on the city's West Side.

Is Bill Murray a Good Luck Charm? Twitter Seems to Think So
Is Bill Murray a Good Luck Charm? Twitter Seems to Think So

Bill Murray is having quite the year.

Crowds Gather Across the Country for Pro-Trump Rally
Crowds Gather Across the Country for Pro-Trump Rally

Thousands of people gathered in Huntington Beach Saturday for a "Make America Great Again" march and rally, and half a dozen people were arrested during the event, police said. Attendees came out to support not only President Donald Trump, but veterans, law enforcement and first responders. Police estimated about 2,000 people came out for the Orange County event, according to Capt. Kevin Pearsall of California State Park police. About 30 or 40 counter-protesters attended.

Man Tried to Lure Girl Into Van at North Side Bus Stop: CPD
Man Tried to Lure Girl Into Van at North Side Bus Stop: CPD

Chicago police are looking for a man who tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into a van at a bus stop on the city's North Side.