Americans throw away nearly 400 million gadgets a year, but in January it became illegal to dump electronics in the trash.
The plants, in Pilsen and the Little Village, had been mandated by state officials to clean up or shut down by 2018. Fisk will now close by the end of the year and Crawford will shut down by the end of 2014.
Chicago business interests oppose separating the watersheds and closing the locks, which they say would disrupt commercial barge and pleasure boat traffic.
$9.5 billion project billed as the only sure way to protect both aquatic systems from invasive species like Asian carp.
The latest in energy-saving technologies and green solutions were showcased this week at the world's largest air conditioning, heating and refrigeration expo at McCormick Place.
The Museum of Science and Industry, as part of its annual Black Creativity programming, is focusing this year on the future of energy and recognizing the achievements of African Americans in science and...
The Rebuilding Exchange is a Chicago company that aims to reuse building materials. It's a great business and a great cause.
Chances are high that cars of the future won't be powered with gas.
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For a minute there reporters thought they’d see Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel bird watching together.
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