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...

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,

Apr 11, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

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Joliet Woman Found Guilty in Brutal Double Murder

Joliet Woman Found Guilty in Brutal Double Murder

A Will County judge has found Bethany McKee, one of four suspects in the brutal murder of two men in Joliet, guilty of first-degree murder.

15 Injured in Bus Accident Near O'Hare Airport

15 Injured in Bus Accident Near O'Hare Airport

At least 15 people were injured when a shuttle bus crashed on Interstate 190 near O'Hare Airport Friday morning, blocking traffic and forcing some travelers to walk to the airport heading into one of the busiest...

Fire Chief Details Multiple Injuries in O'Hare Bus Crash

Fire Chief Details Multiple Injuries in O'Hare Bus Crash

Fire Chief Timothy Sampey provides the latest on a shuttle bus crash near O'Hare Airport. The bus crashed into a median around 6:30 a.m. just before Terminal 1.

Labor Day Weekend Travelers to Hit Chicago-Area Roads, Airports

Labor Day Weekend Travelers to Hit Chicago-Area Roads, Airports

Millions of people are expected to hit the roads and the sky to travel for Labor Day weekend.

Vehicle Plows Into House, Garage in West Chicago

Vehicle Plows Into House, Garage in West Chicago

A man was airlifted Friday morning from a neighborhood in West Chicago after his vehicle struck a home and crashed into an attached garage.

Off-Duty Paramedic Delivers His Daughter on Chicago Expressway

Off-Duty Paramedic Delivers His Daughter on Chicago Expressway

An off-duty paramedic delivered his daughter on a Chicago expressway early Friday morning, officials said.