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Chicago Green News - Energy Saving Tips, Environmental News

Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 at 05:47 PM CST

E-Recycling in Chicago

E-Recycling in Chicago

Americans throw away nearly 400 million gadgets a year, but in January it became illegal to dump electronics in the trash.

Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012 at 03:56 PM CST

Residents Rejoice Coal Plant Closures

Residents Rejoice Coal Plant Closures

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.

Monday, Feb 27, 2012 at 10:50 PM CST

Supreme Court Rejects Emergency Carp Measures

Supreme Court Rejects Emergency Carp Measures

Chicago business interests oppose separating the watersheds and closing the locks, which they say would disrupt commercial barge and pleasure boat traffic.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 at 06:29 PM CST

Report Proposes Dividing Great Lakes, Mississippi

Report Proposes Dividing Great Lakes, Mississippi

$9.5 billion project billed as the only sure way to protect both aquatic systems from invasive species like Asian carp.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 at 08:49 PM CST

Green Products Showcased at Heating, AC Expo

Green Products Showcased at Heating, AC Expo

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.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 at 07:20 PM CST

Mini Golf at MSI Includes Science, History Lessons

Mini Golf at MSI Includes Science, History Lessons

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...

Friday, Jan 20, 2012 at 10:28 AM CST

Recycle That Old Furniture

Recycle That Old Furniture

The Rebuilding Exchange is a Chicago company that aims to reuse building materials. It's a great business and a great cause.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2012 at 05:10 PM CST

Yard Waste May One Day Fuel Your Car

Yard Waste May One Day Fuel Your Car

Chances are high that cars of the future won't be powered with gas.

Friday, Dec 30, 2011 at 01:44 PM CST

Watch 2011 In Review

Watch 2011 In Review

Take a look at the biggest stories of 2011.

Friday, Dec 9, 2011 at 05:01 PM CST
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By Mary Ann Ahern

Quinn, Emanuel Announce Millennium Reserve Project

Quinn, Emanuel Announce Millennium Reserve Project

For a minute there reporters thought they’d see Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel bird watching together.

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