A Chicago Heights company produces silica, and tires with silica in them help cars get more bang for the buck and help save the planet at the same time.
The eagle's nest was discovered near the Little Calumet River, not far from the site of the proposed range near the Hegewisch Marsh on the city's southeast side.
You've probably walked by the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum and not even know it.
Americans throw away nearly 400 million gadgets a year, but now that's illegal. The City of Chicago will now take those items and recycle them.
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...
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