Frustration is building, along with a pile of trash in one South Austin block. That trash, at an abandoned house in is now a breeding ground for rodents and disease.
A South Side woman was left scratching her head when she got $600 in tickets for garbage left behind her home.
Disciplinary action is reportedly in store for some Illinois Department of Transportation workers accused of dumping roadkill instead of disposing of it properly.
A new report accuses Cook County highway workers of dumping chemicals at maintenance yards.
Five women – the eldest 80 years old – were arrested Tuesday afternoon for dumping garbage in front of the Bank of America Chicago offices downtown in a protest.
The Gary Sanitary District has discharged at least 6.8 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage to the bacteria-impaired Grand Calumet River and the flood-prone Little Calumet River